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1890 Communities Near Maytown ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maytown
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maytown
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Maytown
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Maytown
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Maytown
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Maytown
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maytown
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Maytown
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Maytown
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Maytown
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Maytown
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Maytown
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Maytown
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Maytown
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maytown
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Maytown
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Maytown
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Maytown
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Maytown
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Maytown
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Maytown
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Maytown
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Maytown
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Maytown
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Maytown
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Maytown
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Maytown
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Maytown
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Maytown, 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 starting in Maytown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maytown) 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 Maytown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Maytown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maytown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5490, Longitude: -86.9999     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maytown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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