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1890 Communities Near Index ...

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>


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

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Index
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Index
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Index
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Index
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Index
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Index
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Index
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Index
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Index
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Index
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Index
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Index
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Index
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Luna   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Luna was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Index
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Index
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Index
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Index
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Index
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Index
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Index
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Index
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Index
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Index
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Index
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Index
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Index
 - Wannville 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 Index, 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 Index. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Index) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Index. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6334, Longitude: -85.8775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Index have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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