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1890 Communities Near Pera ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cerrogordo (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Cerrogordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pera
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 227 people in 2016)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Pera
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,101 people in 2016)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pera
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Pera
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ealum (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pera
 - Ealum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Pera
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,893 people in 2016)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pera
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pera
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,424 people in 2016)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pera
 - Gordon had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Pera
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pera
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pera
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pera
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Pera
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pera
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pera
 - Wiggins 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 Pera, 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 Pera. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pera) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1355, Longitude: -86.0919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pera have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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