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1890 Communities Near Cahaba ...

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>


Cahaba itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 30 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Cahaba
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belknap   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Belknap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benton   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 265 people (with 46 people in 2015)
 - Benton had a post office and railroad service
 
Berlin   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cahaba
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnsville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cahaba
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson's   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cahaba
 - Dawson's had railroad service and no post office
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Cahaba
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cahaba
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cahaba
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Kings   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cahaba
 - Kings had railroad service and no post office
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cahaba
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 278 people
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill Station   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cahaba
 - Pleasant Hill Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Polk   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cahaba
 - Polk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Cahaba
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Selma   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 7,622 people (with 19,519 people in 2015)
 - Selma had a post office and railroad service
 
Summerfield   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cahaba
 - 1895 population of 383 people
 - Summerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cahaba
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyler   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Cahaba
 - Tyler 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 Cahaba, 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 Cahaba. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cahaba) 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 Cahaba. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cahaba

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cahaba. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3168, Longitude: -87.1014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cahaba have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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