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1890 Communities Near Fox Trace ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Fox Trace
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fox Trace
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
 - bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Trace
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fox Trace
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fox Trace
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fox Trace
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Trace
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fox Trace
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fox Trace
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Fox Trace
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fox Trace
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Fox Trace
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fox Trace
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fox Trace
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Trace
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fox Trace
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fox Trace
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Trace
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fox Trace
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Fox Trace
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fox Trace
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Fox Trace
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fox Trace
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fox Trace
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Fox Trace, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Fox Trace. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fox Trace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox Trace. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2779, Longitude: -86.9453     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fox Trace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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