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1890 Communities Near Lane ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Lane
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lane
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Lane
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lane
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lane
 - Hyatt 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lane
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lane
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lane
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lane
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lane
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lane
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lane
 - North 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lane
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lane
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lane
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Lane
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lane
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lane
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lane
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lane
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3181, Longitude: -86.2403     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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