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1890 Communities Near Eastwood ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eastwood
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Eastwood
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
 - champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Eastwood
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastwood
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastwood
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastwood
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Eastwood
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eastwood
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eastwood
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastwood
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastwood
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastwood
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eastwood
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Eastwood
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Eastwood
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Eastwood
 - Wynnville 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 Eastwood, 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 stretches from Eastwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eastwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9409, Longitude: -86.4572     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eastwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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