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Bethel, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Bethel ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Bethel
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bethel
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Bethel
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bethel
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bethel
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bethel
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Bethel
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bethel
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bethel
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bethel
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bethel
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bethel
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Bethel
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Bethel
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bethel
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Bethel
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bethel
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bethel
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bethel
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bethel
 - 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 Bethel, 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 stretches from Bethel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bethel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1945, Longitude: -86.9828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bethel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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