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1890 Communities Near Stinson ...

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, Stinson had a post office and no railroad service.

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stinson
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinson
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stinson
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stinson
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stinson
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Stinson
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Stinson
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stinson
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stinson
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Stinson
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinson
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stinson
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riggins (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Stinson
 - Riggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stinson
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Stinson
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stinson
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Stinson, 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 Stinson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stinson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stinson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0209, Longitude: -87.9078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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