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Souwilpa, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Souwilpa ...

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, Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service.

Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Souwilpa
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boice (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Souwilpa
 - Boice had railroad service and no post office
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmichael (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Souwilpa
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Souwilpa
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Souwilpa
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Souwilpa
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Souwilpa
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Souwilpa
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Souwilpa
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Souwilpa
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Souwilpa
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matherville (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Matherville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Souwilpa
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Souwilpa
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Souwilpa
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tokio (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Souwilpa
 - Tokio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waynesboro (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 458 people (with 4,975 people in 2015)
 - Waynesboro had a post office and railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Souwilpa
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winchester (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Souwilpa
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack 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 Souwilpa, 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' distance beginning in Souwilpa. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Souwilpa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Souwilpa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8202, Longitude: -88.3292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Souwilpa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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