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1890 Communities Near Keel ...

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>


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

Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Keel
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Keel
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Keel
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Keel
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Keel
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Keel
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Keel
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Keel
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Keel
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Keel
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Keel
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Keel
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Keel
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Keel
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Keel
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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 Keel, 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 Keel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5168, Longitude: -86.3078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Keel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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