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1890 Communities Near Williamsburg ...

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>


Williamsburg itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 30 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Williamsburg
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williamsburg
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Williamsburg
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Williamsburg
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williamsburg
 - Clayhill 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Williamsburg
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Williamsburg
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williamsburg
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williamsburg
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Williamsburg
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Williamsburg
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Williamsburg
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williamsburg
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Williamsburg
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Williamsburg
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williamsburg
 - Vineland 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 Williamsburg, 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 begins in Williamsburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamsburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1860, Longitude: -87.7070     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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