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Crane Hill, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Crane Hill ...

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 in 1895, Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service.

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Crane Hill
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crane Hill
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crane Hill
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crane Hill
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Crane Hill
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crane Hill
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crane Hill
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Crane Hill
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crane Hill
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crane Hill
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Crane Hill
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Crane Hill
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Crane Hill
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crane Hill
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crane Hill
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crane Hill
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Crane Hill
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crane Hill
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crane Hill
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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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 Crane Hill, 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 Crane Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crane Hill) 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 Crane Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crane Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crane Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0940, Longitude: -87.0631     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crane Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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