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1890 Communities Near Grandview ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grandview
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grandview
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Grandview
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grandview
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grandview
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grandview
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grandview
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Grandview
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Grandview
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grandview
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grandview
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Grandview
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grandview
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Grandview
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Grandview
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grandview
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grandview
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grandview
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Grandview
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Grandview
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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 Grandview, 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 Grandview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grandview) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grandview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1276, Longitude: -86.9061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grandview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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