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Tilden, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Tilden ...

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 Tilden had a population of 48 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Belknap   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Belknap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berlin   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tilden
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tilden
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson's   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - Dawson's had railroad service and no post office
 
Farmersville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Farmersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tilden
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Furman   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Furman had a post office and no railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Kings   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - Kings had railroad service and no post office
 
McBrydes   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tilden
 - McBrydes had railroad service and no post office
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tilden
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minter   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Minter had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 278 people
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill Station   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - Pleasant Hill Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tilden
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Tilden
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tilden
 - Tasso 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 Tilden, 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Tilden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tilden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tilden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0660, Longitude: -87.1430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tilden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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