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1890 Communities Near Oleander ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Oleander had a population of 158 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oleander
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oleander
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oleander
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oleander
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oleander
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oleander
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oleander
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oleander
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oleander
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oleander
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Oleander
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oleander
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oleander
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Oleander
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oleander
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Oleander
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oleander
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Oleander
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oleander
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Oleander
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oleander
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Oleander, 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 starts in Oleander. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oleander) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oleander. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4140, Longitude: -86.5280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oleander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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