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1890 Communities Near Social Town ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Social Town
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Social Town
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Social Town
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Social Town
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Social Town
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Social Town
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Social Town
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Social Town
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland Home   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Social Town
 - Highland Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honoraville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Honoraville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapine   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Social Town
 - Lapine had a post office and railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Social Town
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luverne   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 2,834 people in 2015)
 - Luverne had a post office and railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Social Town
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Social Town
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Social Town
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rutledge   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 459 people in 2015)
 - Rutledge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Social Town
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Social Town
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Social Town
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Social Town
 - Wingard 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 Social Town, 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 from Social Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Social Town) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Social Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Social Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Social Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7118, Longitude: -86.1819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Social Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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