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(Lauderdale County)

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1890 Communities Near Center Hill ...

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

Appleton (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Hill
 - Appleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Hill
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Hill
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Busby (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Center Hill
 - Busby had railroad service and no post office
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Hill
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dustin (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dustin was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Center Hill
 - Dustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Center Hill
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Iron City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Hill
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Light (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Light was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Center Hill
 - Light had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loretto (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Loretto had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Hill
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pinkney (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Hill
 - Pinkney had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Point (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Pleasant Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Center Hill
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Hill
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayland Springs (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people
 - Wayland Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Center Hill
 - Webster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westpoint (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 169 people
 - Westpoint had a post office and 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 Center Hill, 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 starts in Center Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Center Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9556, Longitude: -87.4484     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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