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1890 Communities Near Laniers ...

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

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laniers
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Childersburg   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 777 people (with 5,046 people in 2015)
 - Childersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Laniers
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Laniers
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Harpersville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 1,681 people in 2015)
 - Harpersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Laniers
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Laniers
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Laniers
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laniers
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laniers
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laniers
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Laniers
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Laniers
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Laniers
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Laniers
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Laniers
 - Zubers 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 Laniers, 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 beginning in Laniers. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Laniers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laniers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3815, Longitude: -86.3275     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Laniers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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