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1890 Communities Near Zoar ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Zoar
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Zoar
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Zoar
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Zoar
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Zoar
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Zoar
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Zoar
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zoar
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luverne   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 2,834 people in 2015)
 - Luverne had a post office and railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Zoar
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Zoar
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zoar
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Zoar
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rutledge   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 459 people in 2015)
 - Rutledge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Zoar
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Zoar
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Zoar
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Zoar
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Zoar
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Zoar
 - Wingard 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 Zoar, 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 Zoar. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zoar) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zoar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5316, Longitude: -86.1069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Zoar have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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