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1890 Communities Near Sims Chapel ...

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, Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service.

Adamsville (MS)   (Greene County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adamsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sims Chapel
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Sims Chapel
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sims Chapel
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sims Chapel
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sims Chapel
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sims Chapel
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sims Chapel
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sims Chapel
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leakesville (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 56 people (with 880 people in 2015)
 - Leakesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) from Sims Chapel
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sims Chapel
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 556 people in 2015)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sims Chapel
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sims Chapel
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sims Chapel
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sims Chapel
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sims Chapel
 - Yellow Pine 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 Sims Chapel, 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 Sims Chapel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sims Chapel) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sims Chapel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2193, Longitude: -88.1487     [Map].

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