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1890 Communities Near Ashbank ...

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, Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service.

Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ashbank
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ashbank
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ashbank
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ashbank
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ashbank
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ashbank
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ashbank
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ashbank
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Ashbank
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ashbank
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ashbank
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ashbank
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Ashbank
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ashbank
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Ashbank
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ashbank
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ashbank
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ashbank
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield 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 Ashbank, 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 beginning in Ashbank. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashbank) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashbank. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0104, Longitude: -87.4875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashbank have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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