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1890 Communities Near Cherokee Bend ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West (W) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherokee Bend
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Cherokee Bend
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Cherokee Bend
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cherokee Bend
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Cherokee Bend
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Cherokee Bend
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cherokee Bend
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cherokee Bend
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cherokee Bend
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cherokee Bend
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cherokee Bend
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cherokee Bend
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Cherokee Bend
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cherokee Bend
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Cherokee Bend
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cherokee Bend
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cherokee Bend
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherokee Bend
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherokee Bend
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Cherokee Bend, 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 begins in Cherokee Bend. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cherokee Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherokee Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5120, Longitude: -86.6972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cherokee Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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