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1890 Communities Near Valley of Shiloh ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapman   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Chapman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Shell 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley of Shiloh
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Valley of Shiloh
 - 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 Valley of Shiloh, 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 Valley of Shiloh. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valley of Shiloh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley of Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4160, Longitude: -86.4666     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley of Shiloh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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