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1890 Communities Near Kirbytown ...

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

Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West (W) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort 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 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Kirbytown
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Kirbytown
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Kirbytown
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Kirbytown
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Kirbytown
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Kirbytown
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Kirbytown
 - 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Kirbytown
 - Mid 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Kirbytown
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Kirbytown
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Kirbytown
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Kirbytown
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Kirbytown
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Kirbytown
 - Swearengin 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Kirbytown
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Kirbytown
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Kirbytown
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Kirbytown
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Kirbytown
 - 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 Kirbytown, 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' distance starting from Kirbytown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kirbytown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirbytown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5048, Longitude: -86.1286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kirbytown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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