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1890 Communities Near Goodwins Mill ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goodwins Mill
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,256 people in 2015)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Goodwins Mill
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 825 people in 2000)
 - Branchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Goodwins Mill
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Goodwins Mill
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Goodwins Mill
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Goodwins Mill
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Goodwins Mill
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Goodwins Mill
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Goodwins Mill
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goodwins Mill
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Goodwins Mill
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Goodwins Mill
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Goodwins Mill
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goodwins Mill
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Goodwins Mill
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Goodwins Mill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney 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 Goodwins Mill, 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 beginning in Goodwins Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goodwins Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodwins Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8204, Longitude: -86.3853     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goodwins Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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