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1890 Communities Near Chigger Ridge ...

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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the East (E) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chigger Ridge
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Chigger Ridge
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Chigger Ridge
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chigger Ridge
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chigger Ridge
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Chigger Ridge
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chigger Ridge
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chigger Ridge
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chigger Ridge
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office

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The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chigger Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chigger Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chigger Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7843, Longitude: -85.9519     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chigger Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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