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1890 Communities Near Brannon Springs ...

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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brannon Springs
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brannon Springs
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brannon Springs
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Brannon Springs
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brannon Springs
 - 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 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brannon Springs
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Brannon Springs
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brannon Springs
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
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 East (E) from Brannon Springs
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brannon Springs
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brannon Springs
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Brannon Springs
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Brannon Springs
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brannon Springs
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brannon Springs
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brannon Springs
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brannon Springs
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brannon Springs
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Brannon Springs, 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 starting in Brannon Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brannon Springs) 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 Brannon Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brannon Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brannon Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8782, Longitude: -86.0222     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brannon Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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