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1890 Communities Near Nisbit ...

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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Nisbit
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nisbit
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nisbit
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Nisbit
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nisbit
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nisbit
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nisbit
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nisbit
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Nisbit
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Nisbit
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Nisbit
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Nisbit
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Nisbit
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nisbit
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nisbit
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nisbit
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nisbit
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Nisbit
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Nisbit
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Nisbit
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Nisbit
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Nisbit
 - Upton 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 Nisbit, 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 starts in Nisbit. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nisbit) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nisbit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9529, Longitude: -85.9291     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nisbit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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