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Winn, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Winn ...

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, Winn had a post office and no railroad service.

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Winn
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Winn
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Winn
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Winn
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Winn
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Winn
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Winn
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Winn
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Winn
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Winn
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Winn
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Winn
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Winn
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Winn
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Winn
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Winn
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Winn
 - Whatley 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 Winn, 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 that starts in Winn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6518, Longitude: -87.9172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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