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1890 Communities Near Anniston ...

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 Anniston had a population of 9,998 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Anniston had a population of 22,347 people.

Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Anniston
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Anniston
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Anniston
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anniston
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Anniston
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Anniston
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Anniston
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Anniston
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Anniston
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Anniston
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Anniston
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Anniston
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Anniston, 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 starting from Anniston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anniston) 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 Anniston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anniston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anniston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6713, Longitude: -85.8137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anniston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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