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1890 Communities Near Chimney Hills ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Chimney Hills
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Chimney Hills
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Chimney Hills
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chimney Hills
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chimney Hills
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chimney Hills
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chimney Hills
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chimney Hills
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chimney Hills
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Chimney Hills
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chimney Hills
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chimney Hills
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chimney Hills
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chimney Hills
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Chimney Hills
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Chimney Hills
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chimney Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Chimney Hills
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chimney Hills
 - Wylam 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 Chimney Hills, 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Chimney Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chimney Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chimney Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4251, Longitude: -86.8142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chimney Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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