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1890 Communities Near Black Pond ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Black Pond
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Black Pond
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Black Pond
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Black Pond
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Black Pond
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Black Pond
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Black Pond
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Black Pond
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Black Pond
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Black Pond
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Black Pond
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Black Pond
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Black Pond
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Black Pond
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Black Pond
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Black Pond
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Black Pond
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Black Pond
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Black Pond
 - Upshaw 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 Black Pond, 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 that begins in Black Pond. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Black Pond) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Pond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0598, Longitude: -87.3517     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black Pond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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