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1890 Communities Near Oxmoor ...

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 Oxmoor had a population of 556 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Oxmoor
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oxmoor
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oxmoor
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oxmoor
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Oxmoor
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oxmoor
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Oxmoor
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oxmoor
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oxmoor
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oxmoor
 - Powderly 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oxmoor
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oxmoor
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Oxmoor
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Oxmoor
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oxmoor
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Oxmoor
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oxmoor
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Oxmoor
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oxmoor
 - 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 Oxmoor, 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 Oxmoor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oxmoor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxmoor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4329, Longitude: -86.8594     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oxmoor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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