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1890 Communities Near Norwood ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Norwood
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Norwood
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Norwood
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Norwood
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Norwood
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Norwood
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Norwood
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Norwood
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Norwood
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Norwood
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Norwood
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Norwood
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Norwood
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Norwood
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Norwood
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Norwood
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Norwood
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Norwood
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Norwood
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Norwood
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Norwood, 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 Norwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Norwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5340, Longitude: -86.7992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Norwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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