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(Calhoun County)

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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.

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eastwood
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastwood
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eastwood
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eastwood
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastwood
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Eastwood
 - Grayton 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Eastwood
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastwood
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Eastwood
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eastwood
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastwood
 - Leatherwood 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastwood
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Eastwood
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastwood
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eastwood
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Eastwood
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastwood
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Eastwood
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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' distance beginning in 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: 33.8112, Longitude: -85.7514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eastwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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