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1890 Communities Near Oakahalla ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Oakahalla
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Oakahalla
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Oakahalla
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakahalla
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oakahalla
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oakahalla
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Oakahalla
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Oakahalla
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Oakahalla
 - Powellville 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oakahalla
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakahalla
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Oakahalla
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oakahalla
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oakahalla
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oakahalla
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oakahalla
 - Wylam 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 Oakahalla, 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 beginning in Oakahalla. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oakahalla) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oakahalla. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakahalla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakahalla. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7153, Longitude: -87.0756     [Map].

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