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1890 Communities Near Floyd ...

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

Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Floyd
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Floyd
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floyd
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Floyd
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,026 people in 2016)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,307 people in 2016)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Floyd
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Floyd
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Floyd
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Floyd
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floyd
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Floyd
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Floyd
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Floyd
 - 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floyd
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Floyd
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Floyd
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 8,219 people in 2016)
 - Wetumpka 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 Floyd, 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 that stretches from Floyd. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Floyd) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floyd. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6001, Longitude: -86.0172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Floyd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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