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1890 Communities Near Minniesville ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Minniesville
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minniesville
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Minniesville
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minniesville
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Minniesville
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Minniesville
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minniesville
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Minniesville
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Minniesville
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Minniesville
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minniesville
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Minniesville
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minniesville
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Minniesville
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minniesville
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Minniesville
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Minniesville
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Minniesville
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Minniesville
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Minniesville
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Minniesville
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Minniesville
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minniesville
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Minniesville
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
 - wylam 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 Minniesville, 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 beginning in Minniesville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Minniesville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minniesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4973, Longitude: -86.9342     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Minniesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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