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1890 Communities Near Abernant ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Abernant
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abernant
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Bibbville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blocton   (Bibb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blocton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Abernant
 - Blocton had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abernant
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abernant
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Abernant
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abernant
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernant
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Abernant
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abernant
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Abernant
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernant
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernant
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Abernant
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abernant
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,513 people in 2015)
 - Vance had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abernant
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abernant
 - Yolande 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 Abernant, 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 beginning in Abernant. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abernant) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abernant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abernant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abernant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2904, Longitude: -87.1981     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abernant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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