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1890 Communities Near Gray Hill ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Gray Hill
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gray Hill
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gray Hill
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Bibbville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blocton   (Bibb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blocton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gray Hill
 - Blocton had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gray Hill
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Gray Hill
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gray Hill
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Gray Hill
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gray Hill
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gray Hill
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gray Hill
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Gray Hill
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Gray Hill
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gray Hill
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gray Hill
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gray Hill
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gray Hill
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gray Hill
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,513 people in 2015)
 - Vance had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gray Hill
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gray Hill
 - Yolande 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 Gray Hill, 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 that stretches from Gray Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gray Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gray Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2162, Longitude: -87.0578     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gray Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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