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Mount Zion, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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 The location of Mount Zion 

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1890 Communities Near Mount Zion ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Zion
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Mount Zion
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Zion
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Zion
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Zion
 - 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 North (N) from Mount Zion
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Zion
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Mount Zion
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Zion
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mount Zion
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Zion
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Mount Zion
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Zion
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Zion
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Zion
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Zion
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Mount Zion
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Mount Zion
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Zion
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Mount Zion
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Zion
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Zion
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Zion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1126, Longitude: -87.1053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Zion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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