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1890 Communities Near Wayne ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Wayne
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wayne
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wayne
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wayne
 - 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Wayne
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wayne
 - 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 Southeast (SE) from Wayne
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wayne
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Wayne
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wayne
 - 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 Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayne
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wayne
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wayne
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayne
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayne
 - 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 Wayne
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wayne
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wayne
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wayne
 - 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 Wayne, 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 from Wayne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayne) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1057, Longitude: -87.8008     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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