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1890 Communities Near Deerhurst ...

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

Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West (W) from Deerhurst
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Deerhurst
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Deerhurst
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Deerhurst
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Deerhurst
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Deerhurst
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Deerhurst
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Deerhurst
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Deerhurst
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Deerhurst
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Deerhurst
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Deerhurst
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Deerhurst
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Deerhurst
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Deerhurst
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Deerhurst
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Deerhurst
 - Woodward Junction 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 Deerhurst, 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 starts in Deerhurst. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Deerhurst) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deerhurst. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2832, Longitude: -86.7636     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Deerhurst have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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