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(Limestone County)

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1890 Communities Near Lakewood ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lakewood
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lakewood
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lakewood
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Lakewood
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Lakewood
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lakewood
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lakewood
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lakewood
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lakewood
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Lakewood
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Lakewood
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lakewood
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lakewood
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Lakewood
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lakewood
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lakewood
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Lakewood
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lakewood
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Lakewood, 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 starts in Lakewood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lakewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8179, Longitude: -86.9828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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