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1890 Communities Near Gibbons ...

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

Autaugaville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 216 people (with 854 people in 2016)
 - Autaugaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Billingsley   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 16 people (with 141 people in 2016)
 - Billingsley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burkville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Burkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnsville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gibbons
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deatsville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2016)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,307 people in 2016)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gibbons
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Independence   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Independence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson's Lake   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gibbons
 - Jackson's Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Kincheon   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gibbons
 - Kincheon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightwood   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gibbons
 - Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manack   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gibbons
 - Manack had railroad service and no post office
 
Milton   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Gibbons
 - Milton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Mulberry   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Mulberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prattville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 724 people (with 35,606 people in 2016)
 - Prattville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robinson Springs   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Robinson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Saint Clair had a post office and no railroad service
 
Statesville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Statesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stone's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gibbons
 - Stone's had railroad service and no post office
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
White Hall   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gibbons
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 804 people in 2016)
 - White Hall 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 Gibbons, 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 starting from Gibbons. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gibbons) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gibbons. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gibbons

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibbons. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5390, Longitude: -86.5972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibbons have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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