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1890 Communities Near Moodys Chapel ...

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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moodys Chapel
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,256 people in 2015)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Moodys Chapel
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moodys Chapel
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moodys Chapel
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
 - nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Moodys Chapel
 - Redbud 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Moodys Chapel
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Moodys Chapel
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moodys Chapel
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Moodys Chapel
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moodys Chapel
 - Wynnville 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 Moodys Chapel, 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 begins in Moodys Chapel. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moodys Chapel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moodys Chapel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9959, Longitude: -86.3236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moodys Chapel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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