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1890 Communities Near Papertown ...

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

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Papertown
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Childersburg   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 777 people (with 5,046 people in 2015)
 - Childersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Papertown
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harpersville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 1,681 people in 2015)
 - Harpersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Papertown
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Papertown
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Papertown
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Papertown
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Papertown
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Papertown
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Papertown
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 278 people in 2015)
 - Waldo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Papertown
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Papertown
 - Zubers 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 Papertown, 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 from Papertown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Papertown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Papertown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2768, Longitude: -86.2291     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Papertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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