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1890 Communities Near Mountain Grove ...

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

Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Mountain Grove
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mountain Grove
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mountain Grove
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mountain Grove
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Grove
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Grove
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Grove
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mountain Grove
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mountain Grove
 - 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mountain Grove
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Mountain Grove
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Grove
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Grove
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Grove
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Grove
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Grove
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mountain Grove
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Grove
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Grove
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mountain Grove
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Grove
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Grove
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mountain Grove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Grove
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Grove
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Grove
 - Wynnville 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 Mountain Grove, 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 from Mountain Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0887, Longitude: -86.6172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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