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1890 Communities Near Camp Spring ...

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>


Camp Spring itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Camp Spring
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Camp Spring
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Camp Spring
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Camp Spring
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Camp Spring
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Camp Spring
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Camp Spring
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Camp Spring
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Camp Spring
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Camp Spring
 - Jesseton 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Camp Spring
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Camp Spring
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Camp Spring
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Camp Spring
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Camp Spring
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Camp Spring
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Camp Spring, 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 that begins in Camp Spring. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Camp Spring) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Camp Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Camp Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camp Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4265, Longitude: -87.4584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Camp Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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