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Chapel Hill, Alabama
(Chambers County)

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1890 Communities Near Chapel 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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service.

Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chapel Hill
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chapel Hill
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Chapel Hill
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chapel Hill
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Chapel Hill
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Chapel Hill
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chapel Hill
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chapel Hill
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chapel Hill
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chapel Hill
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chapel Hill
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chapel Hill
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chapel Hill
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Chapel Hill
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chapel Hill
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chapel Hill
 - Truett 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 Chapel 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Chapel Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chapel Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chapel Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9946, Longitude: -85.4330     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chapel Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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