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1890 Communities Near Parkwood Estates ...

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

Bell Factory   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bell Factory had a post office and railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsboro   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Brownsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood Estates
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deposit   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood Estates
 - Deposit had a post office and railroad service
 
Fisk   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parkwood Estates
 - Fisk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood Estates
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenfield   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood Estates
 - Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 788 people in 2015)
 - Gurley had a post office and railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood Estates
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parkwood Estates
 - Key's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maysville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mercury   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood Estates
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parkwood Estates
 - Moore's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Market   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 268 people
 - New Market had a post office and railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Parkwood Estates
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood Estates
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Parkwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood Estates
 - Wooley Springs 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 Parkwood Estates, 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 Parkwood Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Parkwood Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkwood Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7620, Longitude: -86.6381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parkwood Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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