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1890 Communities Near Rock Hill ...

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 Rock Hill in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Rock Hill.

Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the East (E) from Rock Hill
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berrydale (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Rock Hill
 - Berrydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rock Hill
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rock Hill
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 5,434 people in 2015)
 - Brewton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rock Hill
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flomaton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rock Hill
 - Flomaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hammac   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Rock Hill
 - Hammac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Rock Hill
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Hill
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Hill
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
McDavid (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - McDavid had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Hill
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otahite (FL)   (Okaloosa County (FL)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Otahite was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rock Hill
 - Otahite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pollard   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rock Hill
 - 1895 population of 389 people (with 135 people in 2015)
 - Pollard had a post office and railroad service
 
Range   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rock Hill
 - Range had a post office and no railroad service
 
Repton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rock Hill
 - Repton had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rock Hill
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Rock Hill
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Rock Hill
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Wallace   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rock Hill
 - Wallace 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 Rock Hill, 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 Rock Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1166, Longitude: -86.9991     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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