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1890 Communities Near Wilmer ...

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

Americus (MS)   (Jackson County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Americus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wilmer
 - Americus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayou La Batre   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South (S) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 35 people (with 2,621 people in 2015)
 - Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilmer
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wilmer
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wilmer
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilmer
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North (N) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Escatawpa (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wilmer
 - Escatawpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernland   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Wilmer
 - Fernland had railroad service and no post office
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wilmer
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Grand Bay   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Grand Bay had a post office and railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Wilmer
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Leakesville (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 56 people (with 880 people in 2015)
 - Leakesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orange Grove (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wilmer
 - Orange Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wilmer
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wilmer
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Three Rivers (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilmer
 - Three Rivers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vancleave (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilmer
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Vancleave had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wilmer
 - Whistler 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 Wilmer, 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 starting from Wilmer. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilmer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilmer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilmer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8232, Longitude: -88.3614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilmer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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