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Dogwood, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Dogwood ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Dogwood had a post office and railroad service.

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dogwood
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dogwood
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blocton   (Bibb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blocton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Dogwood
 - Blocton had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dogwood
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Dogwood
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dogwood
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Dogwood
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Dogwood
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dogwood
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Dogwood
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dogwood
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Dogwood
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dogwood
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dogwood
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dogwood
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock had a post office and 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 Dogwood, 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 from Dogwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dogwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dogwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1512, Longitude: -86.8730     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dogwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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