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1890 Communities Near Blue Mountain ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office. In 2000, Blue Mountain had a population of 233 people.

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Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Mountain
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
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Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Mountain
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Mountain
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
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De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
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Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Mountain
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Mountain
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blue Mountain
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Mountain
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
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Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Blue Mountain
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Mountain
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blue Mountain
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
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Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Blue Mountain
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
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Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Mountain
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
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Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blue Mountain
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Blue Mountain
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
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White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blue Mountain
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Mountain, 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 beginning in Blue Mountain. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Mountain) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Mountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6884, Longitude: -85.8381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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