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1890 Communities Near Mountain Home ...

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 in 1895, Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Home
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mountain Home
 - Blackburn 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mountain Home
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Home
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Home
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Home
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Mountain Home
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mountain Home
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Home
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mountain Home
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Home
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Home
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Home
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mountain Home
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek 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 Mountain Home, 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 begins in Mountain Home. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain Home) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Home. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5795, Longitude: -87.2661     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Home have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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