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1890 Communities Near Weoka ...

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 in 1895, Weoka had a post office and no railroad service.

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weoka
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Weoka
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weoka
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Weoka
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deatsville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2015)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Weoka
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Weoka
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weoka
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weoka
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Weoka
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weoka
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightwood   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Weoka
 - Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weoka
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weoka
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Weoka
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Weoka
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Weoka
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka 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 Weoka, 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 Weoka. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Weoka) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weoka. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7176, Longitude: -86.1841     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weoka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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