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1890 Communities Near Birdie ...

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

Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Birdie
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Birdie
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdie
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Birdie
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Birdie
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Birdie
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Birdie
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Birdie
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Birdie
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Birdie
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Birdie
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Birdie
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Birdie
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Birdie
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Birdie
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Birdie
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdie
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Birdie
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdie
 - Wynnville 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 Birdie, 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 starting from Birdie. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Birdie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birdie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1668, Longitude: -86.5419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Birdie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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