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1890 Communities Near Sixmile ...

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

Abercrombie   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Abercrombie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Sixmile
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethlehem   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sixmile
 - Bethlehem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bibbville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blocton   (Bibb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blocton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sixmile
 - Blocton had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Sixmile
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Centreville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 239 people (with 2,704 people in 2015)
 - Centreville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sixmile
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sixmile
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrisburg   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sixmile
 - Harrisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Maplesville   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 115 people (with 704 people in 2015)
 - Maplesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sixmile
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Oakmulgee   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Oakmulgee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinetucky   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Pinetucky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randolph   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 286 people
 - Randolph had a post office and railroad service
 
Scottsville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Scottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sixmile
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sixmile
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Trio   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Sixmile
 - Trio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sixmile
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,513 people in 2015)
 - Vance had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sixmile
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock 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 Sixmile, 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 that begins in Sixmile. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sixmile) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sixmile. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0079, Longitude: -87.0055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sixmile have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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