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1890 Communities Near Scyrene ...

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

Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North (N) from Scyrene
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claiborne   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Claiborne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scyrene
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scyrene
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scyrene
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Scyrene
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scyrene
 - Finchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scyrene
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scyrene
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdue Hill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Perdue Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scyrene
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Scyrene
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scyrene
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Scyrene
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scyrene
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scyrene
 - Winn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scyrene
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Scyrene, 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 beginning in Scyrene. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scyrene) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scyrene. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7557, Longitude: -87.6478     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scyrene have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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