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1890 Communities Near Stanley ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stanley
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) from Stanley
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanley
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanley
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stanley
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stanley
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stanley
 - Gordon had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanley
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanley
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stanley
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanley
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - Wiggins 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 Stanley, 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 that starts in Stanley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stanley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2010, Longitude: -86.4477     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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