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Belmont, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Belmont ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the East (E) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Belmont
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Belmont
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Belmont
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Belmont
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Belmont
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Belmont
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Belmont
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Belmont
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Belmont
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Belmont
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Belmont
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Belmont
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Belmont
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Belmont
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Belmont
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Belmont
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Belmont
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Belmont
 - Wooley Springs 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 Belmont, 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 begins in Belmont. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belmont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belmont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7912, Longitude: -86.9936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Belmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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