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1890 Communities Near Mid ...

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>


Mid itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mid
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mid
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mid
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mid
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mid
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mid
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mid
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mid
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mid
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mid
 - 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 West Southwest (WSW) from Mid
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mid
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mid
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Mid
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mid
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mid
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mid
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mid
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Mid
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mid
 - Whiton 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 Mid, 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 that stretches from Mid. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mid) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mid. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4620, Longitude: -86.1583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mid have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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