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1890 Communities Near Hines ...

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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Hines
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Hines
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Hines
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Hines
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Iron City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hines
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendell   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Hines
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Light (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Light was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Hines
 - Light had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loretto (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Loretto had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Hines
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinkney (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hines
 - Pinkney had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Valley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hines
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hines
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hines
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayland Springs (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people
 - Wayland Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - webster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westpoint (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hines
 - 1895 population of 169 people
 - Westpoint had a post office and railroad service
 
Whittens Stand (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whittens Stand was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hines
 - Whittens Stand 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 Hines, 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 Hines. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hines) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hines. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9598, Longitude: -87.6436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hines have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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