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1890 Communities Near Whitsitt ...

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, Whitsitt had a post office and no railroad service.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitsitt
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Brush Creek   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Brush Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Evansville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitsitt
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitsitt
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whitsitt
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Havana   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Havana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Ironville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Whitsitt
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitsitt
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitsitt
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitsitt
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whitsitt
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Whitsitt
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Whitsitt
 - Vilula 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 Whitsitt, 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 Whitsitt. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitsitt) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitsitt. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6010, Longitude: -87.5922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitsitt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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