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1890 Communities Near Cypress ...

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

Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cypress
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brush Creek   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Brush Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Cypress
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cypress
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Evansville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cypress
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hagler   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cypress
 - Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Havana   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Havana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phipps   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pondville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Cypress
 - Pondville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cypress
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cypress
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cypress
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cypress
 - University 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 Cypress, 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Cypress. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cypress) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cypress. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9479, Longitude: -87.6670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cypress have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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