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1890 Communities Near Falls City ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Falls City
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Falls City
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Falls City
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Falls City
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Falls City
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Falls City
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Falls City
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Falls City
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Falls City
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Falls City
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Falls City
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Falls City
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Falls City
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Falls City
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Falls City
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Falls City
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Falls City
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Falls City
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and 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 Falls City, 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 Falls City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Falls City) 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 Falls City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falls City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0243, Longitude: -87.2828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Falls City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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