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1890 Communities Near Whitaker ...

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

Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitaker
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bonifay (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 2,726 people in 2015)
 - Bonifay had a post office and railroad service
 
Campbellton (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 221 people in 2015)
 - Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caryville (FL)   (Washington County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 280 people in 2015)
 - Caryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cerrogordo (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Cerrogordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chipley (FL)   (Washington County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 3,565 people in 2015)
 - Chipley had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitaker
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 300 people (with 900 people in 2015)
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitaker
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whitaker
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graceville (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 2,222 people in 2015)
 - Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitaker
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitaker
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitaker
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitaker
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitaker
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Whitaker
 - Warwick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westville (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whitaker
 - 1895 population of 102 people (with 275 people in 2015)
 - Westville 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 Whitaker, 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' distance that starts in Whitaker. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitaker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitaker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0035, Longitude: -85.5755     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitaker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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