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1890 Communities Near Arcola Ferry ...

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

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Arcola Ferry
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 306 people in 2016)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 49 people in 2016)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,019 people in 2016)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Evansville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Arcola Ferry
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 92 people in 2016)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 597 people in 2016)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Arcola Ferry
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,365 people in 2016)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Arcola Ferry
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 1,988 people in 2016)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Arcola Ferry
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Arcola Ferry
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 178 people in 2016)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Arcola Ferry
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Arcola Ferry
 - Tishabee 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Arcola Ferry
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Arcola Ferry
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,388 people in 2016)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Arcola Ferry
 - Whitsitt 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 Arcola Ferry, 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 beginning in Arcola Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arcola Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcola Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5668, Longitude: -87.7853     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arcola Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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