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1890 Communities Near Nix Mill ...

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

Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Nix Mill
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Nix Mill
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Nix Mill
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nix Mill
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Nix Mill
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nix Mill
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Nix Mill
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Nix Mill
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nix Mill
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nix Mill
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Nix Mill
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nix Mill
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nix Mill
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Nix Mill
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nix Mill
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nix Mill
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nix Mill
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Nix Mill, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Nix Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nix Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nix Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3473, Longitude: -87.8070     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nix Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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