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1890 Communities Near Point Clear ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Point Clear had a population of 61 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bayou La Batre   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the West (W) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 35 people (with 2,621 people in 2015)
 - Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bon Secour   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Point Clear
 - Bon Secour had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Point Clear
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coden   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Coden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Point Clear
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernland   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Point Clear
 - Fernland had railroad service and no post office
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Point Clear
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Gasque   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Point Clear
 - Gasque had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gateswood   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Point Clear
 - Gateswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grand Bay   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Grand Bay had a post office and railroad service
 
Josephine   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Point Clear
 - Josephine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Springs   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Point Clear
 - Magnolia Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Point Clear
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Point Clear
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Point Clear
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Point Clear
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Point Clear
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Point Clear
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Swift   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Point Clear
 - Swift had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Point Clear
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Point Clear
 - Whistler had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Point Clear, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Point Clear. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Point Clear) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Point Clear. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point Clear

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Clear. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4741, Longitude: -87.9192     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Point Clear have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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