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1890 Communities Near Thomasville ...

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 Thomasville had a population of 291 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Thomasville had a population of 4,051 people.

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Thomasville
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thomasville
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Thomasville
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Thomasville
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Thomasville
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Thomasville
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomasville
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Thomasville
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thomasville
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thomasville
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thomasville
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thomasville
 - Morvin 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomasville
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thomasville
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Thomasville
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Thomasville
 - 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 East Northeast (ENE) from Thomasville
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thomasville
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thomasville
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomasville
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Thomasville, 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 from Thomasville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thomasville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thomasville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thomasville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomasville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9109, Longitude: -87.7418     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thomasville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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