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1890 Communities Near Loosier ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Loosier
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Loosier
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Loosier
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Loosier
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Loosier
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Loosier
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Loosier
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Loosier
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Loosier
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Loosier
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Loosier
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Loosier
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Loosier, 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 starting from Loosier. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Loosier) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loosier. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5718, Longitude: -87.3703     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loosier have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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