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Zion Hill, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Zion Hill ...

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

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East (E) from Zion Hill
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Zion Hill
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Zion Hill
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Zion Hill
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zion Hill
 - Hamner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Zion Hill
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Zion Hill
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Zion Hill
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Zion Hill
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zion Hill
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zion Hill
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Zion Hill
 - Tompkinsville 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 Zion Hill, 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 in Zion Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Zion Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zion Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5274, Longitude: -88.0736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Zion Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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