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Cordova, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Cordova ...

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 Cordova had a population of 86 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Cordova had a population of 2,028 people.

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Cordova
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cordova
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Cordova
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cordova
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cordova
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cordova
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cordova
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Cordova
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cordova
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cordova
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cordova
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cordova
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cordova
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cordova
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cordova
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley 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 Cordova, 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 Cordova. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cordova) 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 Cordova. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cordova

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cordova. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7594, Longitude: -87.1820     [Map].

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