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1890 Communities Near High Cliff ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the North (N) from High Cliff
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Cliff
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from High Cliff
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from High Cliff
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from High Cliff
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from High Cliff
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from High Cliff
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from High Cliff
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from High Cliff
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Cliff
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from High Cliff
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 98,332 people in 2015)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from High Cliff
 - University had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from High Cliff
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from High Cliff
 - 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 High Cliff, 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 High Cliff. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- High Cliff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Cliff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3621, Longitude: -87.5858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for High Cliff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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