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(Limestone County)

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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.

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blanche (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Blanche had railroad service and no post office
 
Bryson (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - Bryson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Grove
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellrose (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - Dellrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkton (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oak Grove
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - sand spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Grove
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Oak Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 34.9187, Longitude: -86.8558     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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