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1890 Communities Near Daisy ...

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

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Daisy
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Daisy
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Daisy
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Daisy
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Daisy
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daisy
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Daisy
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Daisy
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daisy
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Daisy
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daisy
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Daisy
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Daisy
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Daisy
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Daisy
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Daisy
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Daisy
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Daisy
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Daisy
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Daisy
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Daisy
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daisy
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Daisy
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Daisy
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Daisy
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Daisy
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
 - upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Daisy
 - Yancy had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Daisy, 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 Daisy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Daisy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daisy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0676, Longitude: -85.9575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Daisy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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