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1890 Communities Near Minor ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Minor
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Minor
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Minor
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Minor
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Minor
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Minor
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Minor
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minor
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Minor
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minor
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Minor
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minor
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Minor
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Minor
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Minor
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minor
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Minor
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Minor
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Minor
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Minor
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Minor
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Minor
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Minor
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minor
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Minor
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Minor
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Minor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Minor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5373, Longitude: -86.9405     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Minor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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