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Gardendale, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Gardendale ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gardendale
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Gardendale
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gardendale
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Gardendale
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gardendale
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gardendale
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gardendale
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Gardendale
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Gardendale
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Gardendale
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Gardendale
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gardendale
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gardendale
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gardendale
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Gardendale
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gardendale
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Gardendale: www.cityofgardendale.com/

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Gardendale, 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 stretches from Gardendale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gardendale) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gardendale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6605, Longitude: -86.8116     [Map].

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