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1890 Communities Near East Gadsden ...

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 Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service.

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Gadsden
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from East Gadsden
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Gadsden
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Gadsden
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from East Gadsden
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Gadsden
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from East Gadsden
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from East Gadsden
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Gadsden
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Gadsden
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Gadsden
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from East Gadsden
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Gadsden
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Gadsden
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from East Gadsden
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from East Gadsden
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from East Gadsden
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Gadsden
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Gadsden
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Gadsden
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from East Gadsden
 - Yancy 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 East Gadsden, 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 East Gadsden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Gadsden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Gadsden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0026, Longitude: -85.9686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Gadsden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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