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1890 Communities Near McCalla ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that McCalla had a population of 48 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from McCalla
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCalla
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCalla
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCalla
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCalla
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from McCalla
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McCalla
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McCalla
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCalla
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCalla
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCalla
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McCalla
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCalla
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McCalla
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCalla
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCalla
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from McCalla
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from McCalla
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCalla
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCalla
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCalla
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from McCalla
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCalla
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McCalla
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCalla
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCalla
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCalla
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McCalla
 - Yolande 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 McCalla, 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 starts in McCalla. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McCalla) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McCalla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McCalla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCalla. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3487, Longitude: -87.0142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McCalla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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