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1890 Communities Near Moulton ...

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 Moulton had a population of 426 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Moulton had a population of 3,337 people.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moulton
 - Bingham 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moulton
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Moulton
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moulton
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Moulton
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moulton
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Moulton
 - Jesseton 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moulton
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Moulton
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Moulton
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moulton
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moulton
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moulton
 - 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 Moulton, 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 Moulton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moulton) 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 Moulton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moulton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moulton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4843, Longitude: -87.2831     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moulton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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