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1890 Communities Near Davis Acres ...

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

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davis Acres
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Davis Acres
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Davis Acres
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Davis Acres
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Davis Acres
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Davis Acres
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Davis Acres
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Davis Acres
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davis Acres
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Riverside   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Davis Acres
 - Riverside had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Davis Acres
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Davis Acres
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Davis Acres
 - Turner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Davis Acres
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 278 people in 2015)
 - Waldo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Davis Acres
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek 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 Davis Acres, 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' distance starting in Davis Acres. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Davis Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davis Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5190, Longitude: -86.2408     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davis Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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