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1890 Communities Near Confluence ...

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

Appleton (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Confluence
 - Appleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Confluence
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Confluence
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Confluence
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Confluence
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Confluence
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Confluence
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Confluence
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Confluence
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Confluence
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Confluence
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Confluence
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Confluence
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Confluence
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Confluence
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Confluence
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and 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 Confluence, 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 starting from Confluence. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Confluence) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Confluence. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8515, Longitude: -87.2353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Confluence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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