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Morrisville, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Morrisville ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Morrisville had a population of 20 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morrisville
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morrisville
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morrisville
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morrisville
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morrisville
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morrisville
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Morrisville
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Morrisville
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Morrisville
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morrisville
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Morrisville
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Morrisville
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morrisville
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morrisville
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morrisville
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morrisville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morrisville
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

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The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morrisville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7268, Longitude: -85.9572     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morrisville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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