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1890 Communities Near Cochran Springs ...

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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cochran Springs
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cochran Springs
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cochran Springs
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cochran Springs
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Cochran Springs
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cochran Springs
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Cochran Springs
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cochran Springs
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cochran Springs
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cochran Springs
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cochran Springs
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cochran Springs
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Cochran Springs
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Cochran Springs
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cochran Springs
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cochran Springs
 - 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Cochran Springs
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cochran Springs
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cochran Springs
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cochran Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8418, Longitude: -86.0186     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cochran Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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