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1890 Communities Near Curtiston ...

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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Curtiston
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Curtiston
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Curtiston
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Curtiston
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Curtiston
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Curtiston
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Curtiston
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Curtiston
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Curtiston
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Curtiston
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Curtiston
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Curtiston
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Curtiston
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Curtiston
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Curtiston
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Curtiston
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Curtiston
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Curtiston
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Curtiston
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Curtiston
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Curtiston
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Curtiston
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Curtiston
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Curtiston
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Curtiston
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Curtiston
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no 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 Curtiston, 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 stretches from Curtiston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Curtiston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Curtiston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0012, Longitude: -86.1214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Curtiston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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