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1890 Communities Near Morgan City ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Morgan City
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Morgan City
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morgan City
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgan City
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgan City
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Morgan City
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Morgan City
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morgan City
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morgan City
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morgan City
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morgan City
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgan City
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgan City
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Morgan City
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Morgan City, 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 stretches from Morgan City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morgan City) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgan City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4720, Longitude: -86.5697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morgan City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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