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Needmore, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Needmore ...

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

Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Needmore
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Needmore
 - Bear Creek 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Needmore
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Needmore
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Needmore
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Needmore
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Needmore
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Needmore
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Needmore
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Needmore
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Needmore
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Needmore
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Needmore
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Needmore
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Needmore
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Needmore
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Needmore
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Needmore, 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 Needmore. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Needmore) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Needmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2473, Longitude: -87.5797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Needmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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