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1890 Communities Near Taylor ...

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

Ada   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Ada had a post office and railroad service
 
Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Taylor
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Taylor
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Taylor
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Taylor
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fleta   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - Fleta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Taylor
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland Home   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Taylor
 - Highland Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honoraville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Honoraville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapine   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Taylor
 - Lapine had a post office and railroad service
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Taylor
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadville   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Taylor
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Carmel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mount Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Naftel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - Naftel had a post office and railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Taylor
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Taylor
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ramer   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Ramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandy Ridge   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Taylor
 - Sandy Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sellers   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - Sellers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Taylor
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strata   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Strata had a post office and railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor
 - Wingard 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 Taylor, 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 Taylor. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Taylor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9754, Longitude: -86.2333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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