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1890 Communities Near Ironaton ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Ironaton had a population of 562 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Ashland   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 635 people (with 1,983 people in 2015)
 - Ashland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ironaton
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ironaton
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ironaton
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ironaton
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ironaton
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Lineville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 234 people (with 2,319 people in 2015)
 - Lineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Ironaton
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ironaton
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ironaton
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ironaton
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ironaton
 - Turner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ironaton
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 278 people in 2015)
 - Waldo 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 Ironaton, 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 starts in Ironaton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ironaton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ironaton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4268, Longitude: -85.9711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ironaton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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