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Glen Haven, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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1890 Communities Near Glen Haven ...

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

Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glen Haven
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glen Haven
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glen Haven
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glen Haven
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glen Haven
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Glen Haven
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Glen Haven
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Glen Haven
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Glen Haven
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glen Haven
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Glen Haven
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glen Haven
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glen Haven
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Glen Haven
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Glen Haven
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glen Haven
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glen Haven
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville 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 Glen Haven, 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 starting from Glen Haven. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glen Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4820, Longitude: -86.2208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glen Haven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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