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1890 Communities Near Rome ...

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, Rome had a post office and no railroad service.

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Rome
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rome
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berrydale (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rome
 - Berrydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Rome
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Rome
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rome
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rome
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Rome
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rome
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Rome
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rome
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rome
 - Gordon had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Rome
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rome
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Rome
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Rome
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rome
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rome
 - Opine 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rome
 - Otahite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Rome
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rome
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rome
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rome
 - Rose Hill 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rome
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Rome
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rome
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rome
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rome. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1418, Longitude: -86.6688     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rome have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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