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1890 Communities Near McElderry ...

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 in 1895, McElderry had a post office and railroad service.

Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from McElderry
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from McElderry
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McElderry
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McElderry
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from McElderry
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironaton   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Ironaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McElderry
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from McElderry
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McElderry
 - Turner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McElderry
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 278 people in 2015)
 - Waldo 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 McElderry, 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 from McElderry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McElderry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McElderry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4865, Longitude: -85.9636     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McElderry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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