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1890 Communities Near Grayson Valley ...

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

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grayson Valley
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grayson Valley
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
 - chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grayson Valley
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grayson Valley
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grayson Valley
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grayson Valley
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grayson Valley
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grayson Valley
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grayson Valley
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grayson Valley
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grayson Valley
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Grayson Valley
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grayson Valley
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grayson Valley
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grayson Valley
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grayson Valley
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

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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 Grayson Valley, 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 starting in Grayson Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grayson Valley) 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 Grayson Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grayson Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grayson Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6482, Longitude: -86.6394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grayson Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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