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1890 Communities Near Frances Heights ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Frances Heights
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frances Heights
 - 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 West (W) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Frances Heights
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Frances Heights
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Frances Heights
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Frances Heights
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Frances Heights
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frances Heights
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frances Heights
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Frances Heights
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Frances Heights
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Frances Heights
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Frances Heights
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frances Heights
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Frances Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Frances Heights
 - 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 Frances Heights, 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 in Frances Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Frances Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frances Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6132, Longitude: -86.8367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Frances Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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