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1890 Communities Near Frankfort ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Frankfort had a population of 59 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frankfort
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Frankfort
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frankfort
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Good Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frankfort
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Frankfort
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Frankfort
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frankfort
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Frankfort
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frankfort
 - Maud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Frankfort
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Frankfort
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frankfort
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frankfort
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Frankfort
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Frankfort
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Frankfort
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Frankfort, 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 from Frankfort. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Frankfort) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frankfort. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5634, Longitude: -87.8423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Frankfort have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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