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1890 Communities Near Edgewater Junction ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North (N) from Edgewater Junction
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Edgewater Junction
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Edgewater Junction
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Edgewater Junction
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Edgewater Junction
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Edgewater Junction
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Edgewater Junction
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewater Junction
 - Wylam 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 Edgewater Junction, 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 Edgewater Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Edgewater Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgewater Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5309, Longitude: -86.9589     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edgewater Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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