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1890 Communities Near Painter ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Painter
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Painter
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Painter
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Painter
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Painter
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Painter
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Painter
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Painter
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Painter
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Painter
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Painter
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Painter
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Painter
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Painter
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Painter
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Painter
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Painter
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Painter
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About DeKalb County

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The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Painter, 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 starting in Painter. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Painter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Painter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3129, Longitude: -86.0775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Painter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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