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1890 Communities Near Graystone ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Graystone
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Graystone
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Graystone
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Graystone
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Graystone
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Graystone
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Graystone
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Graystone
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Graystone
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Graystone
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Graystone
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Graystone
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Graystone
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Graystone
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Graystone
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Graystone
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Graystone
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Graystone
 - Wynnville 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 Graystone, 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 that stretches from Graystone. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Graystone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graystone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9262, Longitude: -86.5083     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Graystone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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