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1890 Communities Near Smithtown ...

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

Americus (MS)   (Jackson County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Americus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Smithtown
 - Americus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smithtown
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smithtown
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smithtown
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Smithtown
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smithtown
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Smithtown
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Smithtown
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smithtown
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smithtown
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smithtown
 - 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 Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smithtown
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smithtown
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Smithtown
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Smithtown
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smithtown
 - Whistler 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 Smithtown, 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 beginning in Smithtown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8610, Longitude: -88.2086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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