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Oak Grove, Alabama
(Perry 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.

Adler   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - Adler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Grove
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnsville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cahaba   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cahaba was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Cahaba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Grove
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
Levert   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - Levert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Grove
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinetucky   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Pinetucky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plantersville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Plantersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Selma   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 7,622 people (with 19,519 people in 2015)
 - Selma had a post office and railroad service
 
Sprott   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Statesville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Statesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerfield   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 383 people
 - Summerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theo   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Grove
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Theo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Oak Grove
 - Vilula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vine Hill   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Grove
 - Vine Hill had a post office and no railroad service

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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 beginning in Oak Grove. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 32.5349, Longitude: -87.1205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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