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1890 Communities Near East Limestone ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from East Limestone
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from East Limestone
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Limestone
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from East Limestone
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Limestone
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from East Limestone
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from East Limestone
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Limestone
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from East Limestone
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Limestone
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Limestone
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Limestone
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from East Limestone
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Limestone
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Limestone
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Limestone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7809, Longitude: -86.8328     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Limestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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