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1890 Communities Near Grant ...

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 in 1895, Grant had a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Grant had a population of 903 people.

Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grant
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Grant
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grant
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grant
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grant
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grant
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grant
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grant
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grant
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grant
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Grant
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grant
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Grant
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grant
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grant
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Grant: www.grantalabama.com/

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5272, Longitude: -86.2530     [Map].

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