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1890 Communities Near Goodwater ...

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 Goodwater had a population of 589 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Goodwater had a population of 1,343 people.

Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Goodwater
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Goodwater
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Goodwater
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Goodwater
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Goodwater
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Millerville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Goodwater
 - Millerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goodwater
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Goodwater
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Goodwater
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goodwater
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Goodwater
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Goodwater
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goodwater
 - 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 Goodwater, 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 begins in Goodwater. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goodwater) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Goodwater. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goodwater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodwater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0609, Longitude: -86.0517     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goodwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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