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Dry Valley, Alabama
(Talladega County)

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1890 Communities Near Dry Valley ...

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

Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Dry Valley
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Dry Valley
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dry Valley
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Dry Valley
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dry Valley
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dry Valley
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironaton   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Ironaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Dry Valley
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dry Valley
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Dry Valley
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Riverside   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dry Valley
 - Riverside had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dry Valley
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Dry Valley
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dry Valley
 - Turner 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 Dry Valley, 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 Dry Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dry Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5834, Longitude: -86.0908     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dry Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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