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1890 Communities Near Colbert Heights ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Colbert Heights
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Colbert Heights
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Colbert Heights
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Colbert Heights
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Colbert Heights
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Colbert Heights
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Colbert Heights
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Colbert Heights
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Colbert Heights
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Colbert Heights
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Colbert Heights
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Colbert Heights
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Colbert Heights
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Colbert Heights, 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' distance that begins in Colbert Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Colbert Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colbert Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6609, Longitude: -87.6945     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colbert Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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