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1890 Communities Near Selmont ...

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

Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Selmont
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belknap   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Belknap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benton   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 265 people (with 46 people in 2015)
 - Benton had a post office and railroad service
 
Berlin   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Selmont
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnsville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cahaba   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cahaba was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Cahaba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selmont
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Selmont
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Kings   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Selmont
 - Kings had railroad service and no post office
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Selmont
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Milton   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Selmont
 - Milton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Mulberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 278 people
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill Station   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Selmont
 - Pleasant Hill Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Polk   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Selmont
 - Polk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selma   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 7,622 people (with 19,519 people in 2015)
 - Selma had a post office and railroad service
 
Statesville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Statesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerfield   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Selmont
 - 1895 population of 383 people
 - Summerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Selmont
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyler   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Selmont
 - Tyler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vine Hill   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selmont
 - Vine Hill 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 Selmont, 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 starting in Selmont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Selmont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selmont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3951, Longitude: -87.0083     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Selmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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