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1890 Communities Near Dunaway Farms ...

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

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Dunaway Farms
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Dunaway Farms
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Dunaway Farms
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunaway Farms
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Dunaway Farms
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunaway Farms
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Dunaway Farms
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Dunaway Farms
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunaway Farms
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Dunaway Farms, 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 that begins in Dunaway Farms. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dunaway Farms) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunaway Farms. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2646, Longitude: -86.8542     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dunaway Farms have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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