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1890 Communities Near Grant Town ...

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

Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Grant Town
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grant Town
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grant Town
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grant Town
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grant Town
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grant Town
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironaton   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Ironaton had a post office and railroad service
 
 - jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grant Town
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grant Town
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Grant Town
 - Turner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grant Town
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 278 people in 2015)
 - Waldo 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 Grant Town, 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Grant Town. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grant Town) 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 Grant Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grant Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5409, Longitude: -85.9500     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grant Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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