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1890 Communities Near Larkwood ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Larkwood
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Larkwood
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Larkwood
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Larkwood
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Larkwood
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Larkwood
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Larkwood
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkwood
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Larkwood
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkwood
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Larkwood
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Larkwood
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkwood
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Larkwood
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Larkwood
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward 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 Larkwood, 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 stretches from Larkwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Larkwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Larkwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6537, Longitude: -86.6964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Larkwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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