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Nances Creek, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Nances Creek ...

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, Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service.

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nances Creek
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nances Creek
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nances Creek
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Nances Creek
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Nances Creek
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Nances Creek
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nances Creek
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Nances Creek
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Nances Creek
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Nances Creek
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nances Creek
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Nances Creek
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nances Creek
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nances Creek
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Nances Creek
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nances Creek
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Nances Creek, 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 starting from Nances Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nances Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nances Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nances Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nances Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8578, Longitude: -85.6564     [Map].

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