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1890 Communities Near Leesdale ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Leesdale had a population of 153 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the South (S) from Leesdale
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Leesdale
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Leesdale
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Leesdale
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Leesdale
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Leesdale
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Leesdale
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Leesdale
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Leesdale
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Leesdale
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Leesdale
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Leesdale
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Leesdale
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Leesdale
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Leesdale
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Leesdale
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Leesdale
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Morgan County

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The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.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 Leesdale, 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 from Leesdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leesdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leesdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3898, Longitude: -86.9117     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leesdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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