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1890 Communities Near Doolans ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Doolans
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Doolans
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Doolans
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Doolans
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Doolans
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Doolans
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Doolans
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Doolans
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Doolans
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Doolans
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Doolans
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Doolans
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Doolans
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Doolans
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Doolans
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Doolans
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Doolans
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Doolans
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Doolans
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Doolans
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Doolans
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - red apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Doolans
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Doolans
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Doolans
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Doolans
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove 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 Doolans, 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 from Doolans. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Doolans) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Doolans. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1762, Longitude: -86.1986     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Doolans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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