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1890 Communities Near Alabama Fork ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alabama Fork
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alabama Fork
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alabama Fork
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Alabama Fork
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Alabama Fork
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alabama Fork
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alabama Fork
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alabama Fork
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alabama Fork
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Alabama Fork
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Alabama Fork
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Alabama Fork
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Alabama Fork
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Alabama Fork
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alabama Fork
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alabama Fork
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alabama Fork
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alabama Fork
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Alabama Fork
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alabama Fork
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alabama Fork. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8515, Longitude: -86.9739     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alabama Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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