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1890 Communities Near Adamsville ...

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, Adamsville had a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Adamsville had a population of 4,400 people.

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Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
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Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Adamsville
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adamsville
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
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Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Adamsville
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adamsville
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsville
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
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East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsville
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
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Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsville
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsville
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Adamsville
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Adamsville
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
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New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsville
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
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Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Adamsville
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsville
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsville
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Adamsville
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsville
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
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Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsville
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Adamsville
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsville
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsville
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Adamsville
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsville
 - Wylam 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 Adamsville, 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 beginning in Adamsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adamsville) 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 Adamsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adamsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6064, Longitude: -86.9745     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adamsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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