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1890 Communities Near Briscoe ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service.

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Briscoe
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Briscoe
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Briscoe
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Briscoe
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Briscoe
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Briscoe
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Briscoe
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Briscoe
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Briscoe
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Briscoe
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Briscoe
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Briscoe
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Briscoe
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Briscoe
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Briscoe
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Briscoe, 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 that stretches from Briscoe. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Briscoe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briscoe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4579, Longitude: -86.5886     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Briscoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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