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1890 Communities Near Wicksburg ...

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

Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wicksburg
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Wicksburg
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Wicksburg
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbellton (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 221 people in 2015)
 - Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wicksburg
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Wicksburg
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wicksburg
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wicksburg
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Wicksburg
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wicksburg
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wicksburg
 - 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 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 2,222 people in 2015)
 - Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wicksburg
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wicksburg
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wicksburg
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wicksburg
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wicksburg
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Wicksburg
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wicksburg
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Wicksburg
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wicksburg
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Wicksburg
 - Warwick 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 Wicksburg, 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 Wicksburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wicksburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wicksburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2082, Longitude: -85.6224     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wicksburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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