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1890 Communities Near Lock Three ...

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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lock Three
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Lock Three
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lock Three
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Lock Three
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lock Three
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lock Three
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lock Three
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lock Three
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lock Three
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Lock Three
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lock Three
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Lock Three
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lock Three
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lock Three
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lock Three
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Lock Three
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lock Three
 - Webster 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 Lock Three, 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 Lock Three. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lock Three) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lock Three. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8118, Longitude: -87.4106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lock Three have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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