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1890 Communities Near Union ...

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

Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Union
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Union
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Union
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Union
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Union
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Union
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Union
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Union
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Union
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Union
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Union
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Union
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Union
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Union
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Union
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Union
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Union
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Union
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Union
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Union
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Union
 - West 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 Union, 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 Union. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Union) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4196, Longitude: -85.4880     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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