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Hunter, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Hunter ...

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>


Hunter itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Hunter
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Hunter
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hunter
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hunter
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hunter
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hunter
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Hunter
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hunter
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hunter
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hunter
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hunter
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Hunter, 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 that begins in Hunter. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hunter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hunter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6412, Longitude: -87.6125     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hunter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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