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1890 Communities Near Brooklane Place ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brooklane Place
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Brooklane Place
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brooklane Place
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brooklane Place
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brooklane Place
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brooklane Place
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklane Place
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklane Place
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklane Place
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brooklane Place
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Brooklane Place
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Brooklane Place
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklane Place
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brooklane Place
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brooklane Place
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brooklane Place
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Brooklane Place
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Brooklane Place
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklane Place
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brooklane Place
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklane Place
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brooklane Place
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklane Place
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brooklane Place
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Brooklane Place
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brooklane Place
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklane Place
 - Wylam 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 Brooklane Place, 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 Brooklane Place. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brooklane Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooklane Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4373, Longitude: -86.9819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brooklane Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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