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1890 Communities Near Jordan ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Jordan had a post office and no railroad service.

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jordan
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,773 people in 2016)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Jordan
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jordan
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jordan
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,128 people in 2016)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jordan
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,026 people in 2016)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jordan
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 801 people in 2016)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jordan
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jordan
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 444 people in 2016)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jordan
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jordan
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Jordan
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Jordan
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Jordan
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jordan
 - 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 Jordan, 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 Jordan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jordan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jordan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7054, Longitude: -86.0022     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jordan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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