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1890 Communities Near Meadow Wood ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Meadow Wood
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Meadow Wood
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Meadow Wood
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Meadow Wood
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Meadow Wood
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Meadow Wood
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Meadow Wood
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Meadow Wood
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Meadow Wood
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Meadow Wood
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Meadow Wood
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Meadow Wood
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Meadow Wood
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Meadow Wood
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Meadow Wood
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Meadow Wood
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Meadow Wood
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Meadow Wood
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Meadow Wood
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Meadow Wood
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 Meadow Wood, 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' distance starting from Meadow Wood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Meadow Wood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meadow Wood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3143, Longitude: -86.3333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Meadow Wood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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