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1890 Communities Near Aldridge ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldridge
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Aldridge
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Aldridge
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Aldridge
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Aldridge
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Aldridge
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Aldridge
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Aldridge
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Aldridge
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Aldridge
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldridge
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Aldridge
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Aldridge
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Aldridge
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Aldridge
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Aldridge
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Aldridge
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Aldridge
 - Wiley 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 Aldridge, 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' distance that stretches from Aldridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aldridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aldridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7071, Longitude: -87.2419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aldridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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