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1890 Communities Near Clyde ...

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

Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clyde
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clyde
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clyde
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Clyde
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clyde
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Clyde
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clyde
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Clyde
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lebanon   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 135 people
 - Lebanon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clyde
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clyde
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luna   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Luna was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Clyde
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clyde
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clyde
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clyde
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clyde
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Clyde
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Clyde
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Clyde
 - Wills had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

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 Clyde, 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 Clyde. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clyde) 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 Clyde. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clyde

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clyde. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3668, Longitude: -85.8716     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clyde have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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