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1890 Communities Near Clarence ...

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, Clarence had a post office and no railroad service.

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Clarence
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clarence
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Clarence
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Clarence
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Clarence
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clarence
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clarence
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clarence
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clarence
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clarence
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clarence
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clarence
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clarence
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clarence
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Clarence
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clarence
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Clarence
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clarence
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Clarence
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Clarence
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Clarence
 - Wynnville 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 Clarence, 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 beginning in Clarence. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clarence) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clarence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarence. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0840, Longitude: -86.4278     [Map].

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