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1890 Communities Near Old Bethel ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Old Bethel
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Old Bethel
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Old Bethel
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Bethel
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Bethel
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Bethel
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Old Bethel
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Old Bethel
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Bethel
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Old Bethel
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Bethel
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Old Bethel
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Bethel
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Old Bethel
 - 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 Old Bethel, 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 Old Bethel. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Bethel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Bethel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5812, Longitude: -87.5236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Bethel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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