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1890 Communities Near Parkwood ...

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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parkwood
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Parkwood
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Parkwood
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parkwood
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parkwood
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Parkwood
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parkwood
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parkwood
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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, 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' distance starting from Parkwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Parkwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6904, Longitude: -85.8644     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parkwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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