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1890 Communities Near Belle Mina ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Belle Mina
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Belle Mina
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Belle Mina
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Belle Mina
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Belle Mina
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Belle Mina
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Belle Mina
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Belle Mina
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Belle Mina
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Belle Mina
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Belle Mina
 - 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Belle Mina
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Belle Mina
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Belle Mina
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Belle Mina
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.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 Belle Mina, 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 from Belle Mina. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belle Mina) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Belle Mina. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Belle Mina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belle Mina. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6568, Longitude: -86.8792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Belle Mina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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