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1890 Communities Near Masingale ...

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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Masingale
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Masingale
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Masingale
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Masingale
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Masingale
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Masingale
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Masingale
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Masingale
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Masingale
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Masingale
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Masingale
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Masingale
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Masingale
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Masingale
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Masingale
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Masingale
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Masingale
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Masingale
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Masingale
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Masingale
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Masingale
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Masingale
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Masingale
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Masingale
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Masingale
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Masingale
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Masingale
 - Upton 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 Masingale, 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 that stretches from Masingale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Masingale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Masingale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9668, Longitude: -85.9722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Masingale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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