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1890 Communities Near Wadley ...

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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Wadley
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wadley
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wadley
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wadley
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wadley
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wadley
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wadley
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wadley
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Wadley
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wadley
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mellow Valley   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mellow Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Wadley
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wadley
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wadley
 - West had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wadley
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Randolph County

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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 Wadley, 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 Wadley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wadley) 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 Wadley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wadley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1239, Longitude: -85.5681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wadley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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