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Battleground, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Battleground ...

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, Battleground had a post office and no railroad service.

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Battleground
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Battleground
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Battleground
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Battleground
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Battleground
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Battleground
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Battleground
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Battleground
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Battleground
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Battleground
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Battleground
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Battleground
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Battleground
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Battleground
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Battleground
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Battleground
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Battleground
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Battleground
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Battleground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3045, Longitude: -86.9964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Battleground have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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