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Avery, Alabama
(Etowah County)

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1890 Communities Near Avery ...

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, Avery had a post office and no railroad service.

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Avery
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Avery
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Avery
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Avery
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Avery
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Avery
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Avery
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Avery
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Avery
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Avery
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Avery
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Avery
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Avery
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Avery
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Avery
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Avery
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Avery
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Avery
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Avery
 - Yancy 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 Avery, 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 starts in Avery. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avery) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1084, Longitude: -86.0361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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