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Hickory Hills, Alabama
(Limestone County)

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1890 Communities Near Hickory Hills ...

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

Appleton (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hickory Hills
 - Appleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hickory Hills
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hickory Hills
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hickory Hills
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hickory Hills
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hickory Hills
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hickory Hills
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hickory Hills
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hickory Hills
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hickory Hills
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Hickory Hills
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hickory Hills
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Hickory Hills
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hickory Hills
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Hickory Hills
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hickory Hills
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hickory Hills
 - Veto had a post office and no 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 Hickory Hills, 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 starts in Hickory Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hickory Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickory Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8545, Longitude: -87.1014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickory Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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