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Mount Olive, Alabama
(Blount County)

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1890 Communities Near Mount Olive ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Olive
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Mount Olive
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Mount Olive
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Olive
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Olive
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Olive
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Olive
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Mount Olive
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Mount Olive
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Olive
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Olive
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Olive
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Olive
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Mount Olive
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Olive
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and 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 Mount Olive, 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 beginning in Mount Olive. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Olive) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9162, Longitude: -86.7158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Olive have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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