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1890 Communities Near Eddy ...

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

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Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eddy
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eddy
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eddy
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eddy
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Eddy
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eddy
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Eddy
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eddy
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eddy
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eddy
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Eddy
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eddy
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eddy
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eddy
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
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New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eddy
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eddy
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Eddy
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eddy
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Eddy
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eddy
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Eddy, 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 Eddy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eddy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eddy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3554, Longitude: -86.5094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eddy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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