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1890 Communities Near Brantleyville ...

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

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brantleyville
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brantleyville
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brantleyville
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Brantleyville
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Brantleyville
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brantleyville
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
 - maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brantleyville
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brantleyville
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brantleyville
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brantleyville
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brantleyville
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Brantleyville
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brantleyville
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brantleyville
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office

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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 Brantleyville, 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 begins in Brantleyville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brantleyville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brantleyville. 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 Brantleyville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brantleyville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2160, Longitude: -86.8703     [Map].

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