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1890 Communities Near Bonny Brook ...

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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Bonny Brook
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bonny Brook
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bonny Brook
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bonny Brook
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Bonny Brook
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bonny Brook
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bonny Brook
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bonny Brook
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bonny Brook
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bonny Brook
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bonny Brook
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Bonny Brook
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bonny Brook
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bonny Brook
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bonny Brook
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bonny Brook
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bonny Brook
 - 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 Bonny Brook, 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 beginning in Bonny Brook. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bonny Brook) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonny Brook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7818, Longitude: -85.7614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bonny Brook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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