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Wayside, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Wayside ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Wayside had a population of 70 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Wayside
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wayside
 - Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Wayside
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Wayside
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Gattman (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Wayside
 - Gattman had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wayside
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Wayside
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayside
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wayside
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Wayside
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Molloy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wayside
 - Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wayside
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wayside
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wayside
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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 Wayside, 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 Wayside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wayside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8782, Longitude: -87.8914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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