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1890 Communities Near Elrod ...

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

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Elrod
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Elrod
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Elrod
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Elrod
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Elrod
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Elrod
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Elrod
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Elrod
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Elrod
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 98,332 people in 2015)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Elrod
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Elrod
 - University 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 Elrod, 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 starting from Elrod. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elrod) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elrod. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elrod

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elrod. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2562, Longitude: -87.7922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elrod have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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