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1890 Communities Near Cottonville ...

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 Cottonville had a population of 61 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cottonville
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cottonville
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cottonville
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cottonville
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cottonville
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonville
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cottonville
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cottonville
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cottonville
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cottonville
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Cottonville
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cottonville
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cottonville
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Cottonville
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Cottonville
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cottonville
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cottonville
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonville
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville 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 Cottonville, 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 Cottonville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cottonville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4534, Longitude: -86.3355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cottonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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