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Cedron, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Cedron ...

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

Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cedron
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Abernathy   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Abernathy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedron
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Cedron
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cedron
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Cedron
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cedron
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedron
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedron
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedron
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedron
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedron
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Cedron
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedron
 - West 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 Cedron, 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 from Cedron. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cedron) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedron. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4659, Longitude: -85.5177     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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