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1890 Communities Near Richland ...

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

Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Richland
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Richland
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Richland
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,972 people in 2016)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Richland
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 997 people (with 2,904 people in 2016)
 - Clayton had a post office and railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,470 people in 2016)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Richland
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Richland
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Richland
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Richland
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 477 people in 2016)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Richland
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Richland
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Richland
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Richland
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 19,191 people in 2016)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Richland
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria 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 Richland, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Richland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Richland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7329, Longitude: -85.7277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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