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1890 Communities Near Copeland ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Copeland
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blanche (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Blanche had railroad service and no post office
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Copeland
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Copeland
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Copeland
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Copeland
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Copeland
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Copeland
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Copeland
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Copeland
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Copeland
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Copeland
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Copeland
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Copeland
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Copeland
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Copeland
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Copeland
 - Wooley Springs 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 Copeland, 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 that begins in Copeland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Copeland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Copeland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8348, Longitude: -86.8319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Copeland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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