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1890 Communities Near East Bend ...

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, East Bend had a post office and no railroad service.

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bend
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Bend
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Childersburg   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 777 people (with 5,046 people in 2015)
 - Childersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from East Bend
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bend
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harpersville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 1,681 people in 2015)
 - Harpersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bend
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Bend
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Bend
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bend
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Bend
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Bend
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Bend
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Bend
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Bend
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Bend
 - Zubers had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4015, Longitude: -86.3466     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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