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1890 Communities Near Gold Branch ...

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 in 1895, Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service.

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Branch
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gold Branch
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Gold Branch
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Gold Branch
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gold Branch
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Branch
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gold Branch
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gold Branch
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gold Branch
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gold Branch
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Branch
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gold Branch
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Branch
 - Zubers had a post office and no 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 Gold Branch, 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 beginning in Gold Branch. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gold Branch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Branch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9943, Longitude: -86.3875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gold Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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