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1890 Communities Near Theba ...

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

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Theba
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Theba
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Theba
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Theba
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glasgow   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Theba
 - Glasgow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Theba
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Theba
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Theba
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luverne   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 2,834 people in 2015)
 - Luverne had a post office and railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Theba
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Theba
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Theba
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Theba
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Theba
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Theba
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rutledge   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Theba
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 459 people in 2015)
 - Rutledge 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Theba
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Theba
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Theba
 - 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 Theba, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Theba. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Theba) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Theba. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5557, Longitude: -86.3036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Theba have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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