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1890 Communities Near Center Grove ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Center Grove
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Grove
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Center Grove
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Grove
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Center Grove
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Center Grove
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Center Grove
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Center Grove
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Center Grove
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Grove
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Center Grove
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Grove
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Center Grove
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Grove
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Center Grove
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Grove
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Grove
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3840, Longitude: -86.6386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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