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The location of Broach Mill

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1890 Communities Near Broach Mill ...

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

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Broach Mill
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Broach Mill
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auburn   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 63,118 people in 2016)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 975 people in 2016)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Broach Mill
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Broach Mill
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,026 people in 2016)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Broach Mill
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Gold Hill   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Gold Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Broach Mill
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Broach Mill
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 199 people in 2016)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Broach Mill
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 850 people in 2016)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Broach Mill
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Broach Mill
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,759 people in 2016)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Broach Mill
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,722 people in 2016)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waverly   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Broach Mill
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 148 people in 2016)
 - Waverly 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 Broach Mill, 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 from Broach Mill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Broach Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broach Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5487, Longitude: -85.7566     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Broach Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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