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Sparta, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Sparta ...

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>


Sparta itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having railroad service and no post office.

Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Sparta
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sparta
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 5,434 people in 2015)
 - Brewton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnt Corn   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Burnt Corn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Sparta
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparta
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Hammac   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sparta
 - Hammac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Sparta
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparta
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Sparta
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroeville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 6,110 people in 2015)
 - Monroeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Sparta
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Range   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sparta
 - Range had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Sparta
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Repton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sparta
 - Repton had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sparta
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skinnerton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sparta
 - Skinnerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wallace   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sparta
 - Wallace had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sparta
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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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 Sparta, 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 starting in Sparta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sparta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3631, Longitude: -86.9872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sparta have been estimated.

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