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1890 Communities Near Neel ...

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, Neel had a post office and no railroad service.

Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Neel
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Neel
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Neel
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Neel
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Neel
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Neel
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Neel
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Neel
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Neel
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Neel
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Neel
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Neel
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Neel
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Neel
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Neel
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Neel
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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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 Neel, 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 that stretches from Neel. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Neel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Neel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4657, Longitude: -87.0611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Neel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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