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1890 Communities Near Courtland ...

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 Courtland had a population of 579 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Courtland had a population of 597 people.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Courtland
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Courtland
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Courtland
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Courtland
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Courtland
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Courtland
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Courtland
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Courtland
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Courtland
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Courtland
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Courtland
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Courtland
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Courtland
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Courtland
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Courtland
 - 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 Courtland, 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 Courtland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Courtland) 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 Courtland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Courtland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Courtland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6704, Longitude: -87.3264     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Courtland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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