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1890 Communities Near Freeman Acres ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Freeman Acres
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Freeman Acres
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Freeman Acres
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Freeman Acres
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Freeman Acres
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Freeman Acres
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Freeman Acres
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Freeman Acres
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Freeman Acres
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Freeman Acres
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Freeman Acres
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Freeman Acres
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Freeman Acres
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Freeman Acres
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Freeman Acres
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Freeman Acres
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek 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 Freeman Acres, 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 Freeman Acres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Freeman Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freeman Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7829, Longitude: -87.3461     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Freeman Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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