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1890 Communities Near Linton ...

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 in 1895, Linton had railroad service and no post office.

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Linton
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Linton
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Linton
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Linton
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Linton
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Linton
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Linton
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Linton
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Linton
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Linton
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Linton
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Linton
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Linton
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Linton
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior 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 Linton, 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 Linton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Linton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8334, Longitude: -86.8014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Linton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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