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1890 Communities Near North Arab ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from North Arab
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from North Arab
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Arab
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from North Arab
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from North Arab
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from North Arab
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from North Arab
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from North Arab
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from North Arab
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from North Arab
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from North Arab
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from North Arab
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from North Arab
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from North Arab
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from North Arab
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from North Arab
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from North Arab
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from North Arab
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 North Arab, 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 beginning in North Arab. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Arab) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Arab. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3431, Longitude: -86.5044     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Arab have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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