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1890 Communities Near Scratch Ankle ...

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

Axle   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Axle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barlow Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Barlow Bend had a post office and railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnt Corn   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Burnt Corn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claiborne   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Claiborne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Scratch Ankle
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scratch Ankle
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scratch Ankle
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finchburg   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Finchburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scratch Ankle
 - Finchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lovan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lovan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Lovan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroeville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 6,110 people in 2015)
 - Monroeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natchez   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Natchez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Scratch Ankle
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdue Hill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Perdue Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Riley had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Ridge   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While River Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - River Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkestan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Turkestan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scratch Ankle
 - Turkestan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Scratch Ankle
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scratch Ankle
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Scratch Ankle
 - Whatley 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 Scratch Ankle, 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 Scratch Ankle. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scratch Ankle) 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 Scratch Ankle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scratch Ankle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scratch Ankle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6605, Longitude: -87.4389     [Map].

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