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1890 Communities Near Highland Crest ...

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

Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Highland Crest
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Highland Crest
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Highland Crest
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Highland Crest
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Highland Crest
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Highland Crest
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Highland Crest
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Highland Crest
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Highland Crest
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Highland Crest
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Highland Crest
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Highland Crest
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Highland Crest
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Highland Crest
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Highland Crest
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Highland Crest
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Highland Crest
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Highland Crest
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Highland Crest
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Highland Crest
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Highland Crest
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Highland Crest
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Highland Crest
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Highland Crest
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Highland Crest
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Highland Crest
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Highland Crest, 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 from Highland Crest. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highland Crest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland Crest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3779, Longitude: -86.8464     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highland Crest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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