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1890 Communities Near Northwood ...

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

Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Northwood
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Northwood
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Northwood
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Northwood
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Northwood
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Northwood
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Northwood
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Northwood
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Northwood
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Northwood
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Northwood
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Northwood
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Northwood
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Northwood
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Northwood
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Northwood, 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 that begins in Northwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Northwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2140, Longitude: -86.8628     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Northwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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