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1890 Communities Near Beamon ...

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

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East (E) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,603 people in 2016)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Beamon
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Beamon
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Beamon
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,972 people in 2016)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,470 people in 2016)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,101 people in 2016)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Beamon
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Beamon
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Beamon
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,741 people in 2016)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Beamon
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 477 people in 2016)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Beamon
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,459 people in 2016)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Beamon
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,610 people in 2016)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Beamon
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Beamon
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Beamon
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria 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 Beamon, 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 Beamon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beamon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beamon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5191, Longitude: -85.5860     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beamon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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