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Blue Eye, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Blue Eye ...

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

Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Eye
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Eye
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Blue Eye
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blue Eye
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Eye
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
 - lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Eye
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Eye
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Blue Eye
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Riverside   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Eye
 - Riverside had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Eye
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Blue Eye
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Eye
 - Turner 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 Blue Eye, 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 starts in Blue Eye. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blue Eye) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Eye. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6015, Longitude: -86.1344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Eye have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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