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1890 Communities Near Surginer ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Surginer
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Surginer
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Surginer
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Surginer
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Surginer
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Surginer
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Surginer
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Surginer
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Surginer
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Surginer
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Surginer
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Surginer
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Surginer
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Surginer
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Surginer
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Surginer, 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 from Surginer. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Surginer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Surginer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0554, Longitude: -87.7092     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Surginer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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