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1890 Communities Near Old Snead ...

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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Snead
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Old Snead
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Snead
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Snead
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Snead
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Snead
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Old Snead
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Snead
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Snead
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Old Snead
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Snead
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Old Snead
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Snead
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Snead
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Old Snead
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Snead
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Old Snead
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Old Snead
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Snead
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Old Snead
 - Wynnville 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 Snead, 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Old Snead. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Snead) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Snead. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1070, Longitude: -86.3653     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Snead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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