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Dunnavant, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Dunnavant ...

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, Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office.

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dunnavant
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunnavant
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunnavant
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dunnavant
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunnavant
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunnavant
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunnavant
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Dunnavant
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dunnavant
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunnavant
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dunnavant
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunnavant
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunnavant
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunnavant
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dunnavant
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunnavant
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunnavant
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunnavant
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward 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 Dunnavant, 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 that begins in Dunnavant. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dunnavant) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dunnavant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dunnavant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunnavant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5130, Longitude: -86.5390     [Map].

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