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1890 Communities Near New Castle ...

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 New Castle had a population of 318 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South (S) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from New Castle
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from New Castle
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from New Castle
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from New Castle
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Castle
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from New Castle
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Castle
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Castle
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from New Castle
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Castle
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from New Castle
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Castle
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Castle
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Castle
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from New Castle
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from New Castle
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from New Castle
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward 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 New Castle, 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' distance starting in New Castle. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Castle) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Castle. 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 New Castle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Castle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6490, Longitude: -86.7686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Castle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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