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Rockdale, Alabama
(Randolph County)

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1890 Communities Near Rockdale ...

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 Rockdale had a population of 35 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rockdale
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockdale
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rockdale
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockdale
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockdale
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rockdale
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockdale
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockdale
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rockdale
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockdale
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Rockdale
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockdale
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Rockdale
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockdale
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rockdale
 - West 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 Rockdale, 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 starts in Rockdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3759, Longitude: -85.4833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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