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1890 Communities Near The Meadows ...

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

Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from The Meadows
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from The Meadows
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from The Meadows
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from The Meadows
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from The Meadows
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbellton (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 221 people in 2015)
 - Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Springs (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cedar Springs had no post office or railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from The Meadows
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from The Meadows
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from The Meadows
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from The Meadows
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graceville (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 2,222 people in 2015)
 - Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hardwickburg   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Hardwickburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from The Meadows
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from The Meadows
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from The Meadows
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from The Meadows
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from The Meadows
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from The Meadows
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from The Meadows
 - Warwick had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Houston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 The Meadows, 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 The Meadows. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- The Meadows) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Meadows. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2118, Longitude: -85.3994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Meadows have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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