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1890 Communities Near Golden Springs ...

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

Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Golden Springs
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Golden Springs
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Golden Springs
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Golden Springs
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Golden Springs
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Golden Springs
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Golden Springs
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Golden Springs
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Golden Springs
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Golden Springs
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Golden Springs
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains had a post office and no railroad service

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6437, Longitude: -85.7858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Golden Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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