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1890 Communities Near Glasgow Corner ...

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

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North (N) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 2,039 people in 2015)
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glasgow Corner
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Goddard 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Glasgow Corner
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Glasgow Corner
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Glasgow Corner
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Glasgow Corner
 - 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 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Glasgow Corner
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Glasgow Corner
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glasgow Corner
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Glasgow Corner
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Glasgow Corner
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glasgow Corner
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glasgow Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4370, Longitude: -87.8675     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glasgow Corner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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