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Oak Grove, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Oak Grove ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - Bingham 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Oak Grove
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Oak Grove
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Grove
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Oak Grove
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Grove
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Grove
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Grove
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Grove
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Grove
 - 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 Oak Grove, 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 stretches from Oak Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4129, Longitude: -87.5792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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