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1890 Communities Near Saint Elmo ...

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 Saint Elmo had a population of 126 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Americus (MS)   (Jackson County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Americus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Saint Elmo
 - Americus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayou La Batre   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 35 people (with 2,621 people in 2015)
 - Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coden   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Coden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Saint Elmo
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Elmo
 - Escatawpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernland   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Elmo
 - Fernland had railroad service and no post office
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saint Elmo
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Grand Bay   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Grand Bay had a post office and railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saint Elmo
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saint Elmo
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Saint Elmo
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss Point (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 1,750 people (with 13,654 people in 2015)
 - Moss Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orange Grove (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Elmo
 - Orange Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Pascagoula (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Elmo
 - Pascagoula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Saint Elmo
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saint Elmo
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Three Rivers (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saint Elmo
 - Three Rivers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vancleave (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) from Saint Elmo
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Vancleave had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saint Elmo
 - Whistler 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 Saint Elmo, 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Saint Elmo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Elmo) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Elmo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Elmo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Elmo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5035, Longitude: -88.2542     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Elmo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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