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Oak Grove, Alabama
(Marshall 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.

Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Grove
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Grove
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Grove
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Oak Grove
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Oak Grove
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Grove
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Grove
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Oak Grove
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oak Grove
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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' (or point-to-point) 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: 34.5701, Longitude: -86.1711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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