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1890 Communities Near Lyle ...

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

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Lyle
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lyle
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Lyle
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Lyle
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lyle
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lyle
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lyle
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lyle
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightwood   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lyle
 - Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Lyle
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lyle
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lyle
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lyle
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Lyle
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lyle
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Lyle
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lyle
 - Weoka 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 Lyle, 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 from Lyle. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lyle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lyle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8887, Longitude: -86.3353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lyle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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