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1890 Communities Near Brinn ...

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

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West (W) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brinn
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Brinn
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brinn
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brinn
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brinn
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brinn
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brinn
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brinn
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brinn
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brinn
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Brinn
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brinn
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brinn
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brinn
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Brinn
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brinn
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brinn
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brinn
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Brinn
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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 Brinn, 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 from Brinn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brinn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brinn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1687, Longitude: -87.8009     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brinn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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