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1890 Communities Near Lipscomb ...

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

Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Lipscomb
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lipscomb
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Lipscomb
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lipscomb
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lipscomb
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lipscomb
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lipscomb
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lipscomb
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lipscomb
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Lipscomb
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lipscomb
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lipscomb
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lipscomb
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Lipscomb
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lipscomb
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Lipscomb
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lipscomb
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lipscomb
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Lipscomb
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lipscomb
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lipscomb
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lipscomb
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lipscomb
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
 - woodward junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Lipscomb
 - Wylam 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 Lipscomb, 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' distance that begins in Lipscomb. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lipscomb) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lipscomb. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lipscomb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lipscomb. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4261, Longitude: -86.9260     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lipscomb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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