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1890 Communities Near Moreland ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moreland
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Moreland
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moreland
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moreland
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moreland
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Moreland
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moreland
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Moreland
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Moreland
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Moreland
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moreland
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Moreland
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moreland
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Moreland
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moreland
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moreland
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moreland
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moreland
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moreland
 - Upshaw 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 Moreland, 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 that begins in Moreland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moreland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moreland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2412, Longitude: -87.3006     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moreland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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