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Pope, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Pope ...

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>

While we didn't find Pope in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Pope.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pope
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pope
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Pope
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pope
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Pope
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pope
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pope
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pope
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pope
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pope
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pope
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service

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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 Pope, 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 'straight-line' distance from Pope. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pope) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pope. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0587, Longitude: -85.6366     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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