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Gold Hill, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Gold Hill ...

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 Gold Hill had a population of 35 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gold Hill
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Gold Hill
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auburn   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 62,059 people in 2015)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Gold Hill
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gold Hill
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gold Hill
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gold Hill
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gold Hill
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gold Hill
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Gold Hill
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gold Hill
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Hill
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gold Hill
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Gold Hill
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waverly   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gold Hill
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 148 people in 2015)
 - Waverly 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 Gold Hill, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Gold Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gold Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7218, Longitude: -85.5077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gold Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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