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Cedar Springs, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Cedar Springs ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cedar Springs
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedar Springs
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Cedar Springs
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedar Springs
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedar Springs
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cedar Springs
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedar Springs
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedar Springs
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Cedar Springs
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cedar Springs
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cedar Springs
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedar Springs
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Cedar Springs
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedar Springs
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedar Springs
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedar Springs
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service

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The Communities of Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

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The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Cedar Springs, 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 beginning in Cedar Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cedar Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8640, Longitude: -86.6544     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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