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1890 Communities Near Bradford ...

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

Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bradford
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Bradford
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Bradford
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Bradford
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Bradford
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Bradford
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Millerville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bradford
 - Millerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bradford
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bradford
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bradford
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bradford
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bradford
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Bradford
 - Weogufka 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 Bradford, 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 Bradford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bradford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bradford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9948, Longitude: -86.0850     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bradford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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