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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.

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from New Hope
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Hope
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from New Hope
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Hope
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Hope
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from New Hope
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from New Hope
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from New Hope
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from New Hope
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from New Hope
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from New Hope
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 starting from New Hope. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 33.3593, Longitude: -86.7372     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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