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1890 Communities Near Five Points ...

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

Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Five Points
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Five Points
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Five Points
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - 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 Five Points, 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 Five Points. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Five Points) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5840, Longitude: -85.6802     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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