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1890 Communities Near Spanish Fort ...

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

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spanish Fort
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spanish Fort
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spanish Fort
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spanish Fort
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spanish Fort
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spanish Fort
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spanish Fort
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Gateswood   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Spanish Fort
 - Gateswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spanish Fort
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia Springs   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spanish Fort
 - Magnolia Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spanish Fort
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spanish Fort
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Spanish Fort
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spanish Fort
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spanish Fort
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spanish Fort
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Spanish Fort
 - 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 North (N) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spanish Fort
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spanish Fort
 - Whistler had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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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 Spanish Fort, 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 that starts in Spanish Fort. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spanish Fort) 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 Spanish Fort. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spanish Fort

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanish Fort. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6787, Longitude: -87.9135     [Map].

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