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Coldwater, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Coldwater ...

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 Coldwater had a population of 20 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Abernathy   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Abernathy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dugdown (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Coldwater
 - Dugdown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Coldwater
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenway (GA)   (Polk County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greenway was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Coldwater
 - Greenway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hooper (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Coldwater
 - Hooper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Coldwater
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Coldwater
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Coldwater
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Creek (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Coldwater
 - Little Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Coldwater
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Coldwater
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Coldwater
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Springs (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Coldwater
 - Poplar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Coldwater
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Coldwater
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallapoosa (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 1,699 people (with 3,171 people in 2015)
 - Tallapoosa had a post office and railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Coldwater
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Coldwater, 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 beginning in Coldwater. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coldwater) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coldwater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7823, Longitude: -85.4580     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coldwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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