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1890 Communities Near Brookside ...

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

Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East (E) from Brookside
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Brookside
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brookside
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brookside
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Brookside
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Brookside
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Brookside
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brookside
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brookside
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brookside
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brookside
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brookside
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brookside
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brookside
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brookside
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brookside
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Brookside
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Brookside
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brookside
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Brookside, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Brookside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0009, Longitude: -87.7453     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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