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1890 Communities Near Ashridge ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Ashridge
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Ashridge
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Ashridge
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Ashridge
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ashridge
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ashridge
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Ashridge
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Ashridge
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ashridge
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Ashridge
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Ashridge
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ashridge
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ashridge
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ashridge
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ashridge
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Ashridge
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ashridge
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Ashridge
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ashridge
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Ashridge, 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 Ashridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2348, Longitude: -87.4686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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