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1890 Communities Near New Hope ...

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

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from New Hope
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from New Hope
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from New Hope
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from New Hope
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from New Hope
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from New Hope
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from New Hope
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Hope
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Hope
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from New Hope
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from New Hope
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Hope
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from New Hope
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from New Hope
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from New Hope
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from New Hope
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville 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 Hope, 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 from New Hope. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Hope) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Hope. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5848, Longitude: -86.1069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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