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1890 Communities Near Arnot ...

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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the South (S) from Arnot
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Arnot
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Busby (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Arnot
 - Busby had railroad service and no post office
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Arnot
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Arnot
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Iron City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Arnot
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Arnot
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Light (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Light was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Arnot
 - Light had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loretto (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Loretto had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Arnot
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Valley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Arnot
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Arnot
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayland Springs (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people
 - Wayland Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Arnot
 - Webster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westpoint (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Arnot
 - 1895 population of 169 people
 - Westpoint had a post office and 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 Arnot, 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 in Arnot. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arnot) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arnot. 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 Arnot

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9193, Longitude: -87.5709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arnot have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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