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1890 Communities Near Wiginton ...

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

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Wiginton
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wiginton
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastman (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Wiginton
 - Eastman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wiginton
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wiginton
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wiginton
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wiginton
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wiginton
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wiginton
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wiginton
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Wiginton
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wiginton
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wiginton
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Wiginton
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wiginton
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Wiginton
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wiginton
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Wiginton, 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 that starts in Wiginton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wiginton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wiginton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2868, Longitude: -87.8759     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wiginton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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