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1890 Communities Near Pronto ...

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 in 1895, Pronto had a post office and no railroad service.

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pronto
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pronto
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pronto
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pronto
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pronto
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pronto
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Pronto
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pronto
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pronto
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Pronto
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 487 people in 2015)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Pronto
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Pronto
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pronto
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pronto
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no 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 Pronto, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Pronto. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pronto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pronto. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7574, Longitude: -85.8174     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pronto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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