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1890 Communities Near Dixie Springs ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dixie Springs
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Dixie Springs
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dixie Springs
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dixie Springs
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Dixie Springs
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Dixie Springs
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dixie Springs
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Dixie Springs
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dixie Springs
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dixie Springs
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dixie Springs
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dixie Springs
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dixie Springs
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Dixie Springs
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dixie Springs
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dixie Springs
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dixie Springs
 - Wiley 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 Dixie Springs, 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 that starts in Dixie Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dixie Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dixie Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7137, Longitude: -87.3708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dixie Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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