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1890 Communities Near Corner ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the South (S) from Corner
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Corner
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Corner
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Corner
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Corner
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Corner
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Corner
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Corner
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Corner
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Corner
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Corner
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Corner
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Corner
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Corner
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Corner, 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 starting from Corner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Corner) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Corner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8004, Longitude: -86.9422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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