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1890 Communities Near Birdsong ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Birdsong
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Birdsong
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Birdsong
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Birdsong
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Birdsong
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Birdsong
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Birdsong
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Birdsong
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Birdsong
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Birdsong
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Birdsong
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Birdsong
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Birdsong
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Birdsong
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Birdsong
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdsong
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Birdsong
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Birdsong
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Birdsong
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Birdsong
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdsong
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Birdsong
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Birdsong
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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 Birdsong, 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 from Birdsong. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Birdsong) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birdsong. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2451, Longitude: -86.6467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Birdsong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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