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Center Hill, Alabama
(Talladega 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.

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Center Hill
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Childersburg   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 777 people (with 5,046 people in 2015)
 - Childersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Center Hill
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Center Hill
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Center Hill
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harpersville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 1,681 people in 2015)
 - Harpersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Center Hill
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Hill
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Center Hill
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Hill
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Hill
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Hill
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Center Hill
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Hill
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Center Hill
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Center Hill
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Center Hill
 - Zubers 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 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 stretches from Center Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 33.2357, Longitude: -86.3194     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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