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1890 Communities Near Hale ...

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

Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Hale
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hale
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Hale
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Hale
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hale
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hale
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Hale
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hale
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hale
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hale
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hale
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Hale
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hale
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Hale
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Hale
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hale
 - Yancy had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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 Hale, 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 beginning in Hale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0929, Longitude: -85.8272     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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