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1890 Communities Near Adair Ford ...

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

Bell Factory   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bell Factory had a post office and railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsboro   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Brownsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deposit   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Adair Ford
 - Deposit had a post office and railroad service
 
Garth   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Garth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenfield   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Adair Ford
 - Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 788 people in 2015)
 - Gurley had a post office and railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollytree   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Adair Ford
 - Hollytree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adair Ford
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Adair Ford
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Adair Ford
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maysville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mercury   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adair Ford
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
 
Moore's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Adair Ford
 - Moore's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adair Ford
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Padgett   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Padgett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Adair Ford
 - Padgett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adair Ford
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adair Ford
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Adair Ford, 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 Adair Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adair Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adair Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6709, Longitude: -86.4311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adair Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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