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1890 Communities Near Dollar ...

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, Dollar had a post office and no railroad service.

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dollar
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dollar
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Dollar
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dollar
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dollar
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dollar
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dollar
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightwood   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Dollar
 - Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dollar
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dollar
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dollar
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dollar
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Dollar
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dollar
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Dollar
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dollar
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dollar
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dollar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8787, Longitude: -86.4241     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dollar have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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