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1890 Communities Near Banks ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Banks
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Banks
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Banks
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bibbville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blocton   (Bibb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blocton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Banks
 - Blocton had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Banks
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Banks
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Centreville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 239 people (with 2,704 people in 2015)
 - Centreville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Banks
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Banks
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Banks
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Banks
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Hagler   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Banks
 - Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Scottsville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Scottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Banks
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Banks
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Banks
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,513 people in 2015)
 - Vance had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Banks
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Banks
 - Yolande had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Bibb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Banks, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Banks. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Banks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Banks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1515, Longitude: -87.1892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Banks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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