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1890 Communities Near Vangale ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Vangale
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vangale
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Vangale
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vangale
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vangale
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vangale
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Vangale
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Vangale
 - 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vangale
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Vangale
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Vangale
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Vangale
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vangale
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Vangale
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vangale
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vangale
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Vangale, 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 starting in Vangale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vangale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vangale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0715, Longitude: -87.8308     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vangale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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