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1890 Communities Near Garden City ...

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 Garden City had a population of 100 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Garden City had a population of 496 people.

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Garden City
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Garden City
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Garden City
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Garden City
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Garden City
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Garden City
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Garden City
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Garden City
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Garden City
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Garden City
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Garden City
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Garden City
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Garden City
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Garden City
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Garden City
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Garden City
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Garden City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garden City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0167, Longitude: -86.7489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garden City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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