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Pea Ridge, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Pea Ridge ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pea Ridge
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pea Ridge
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pea Ridge
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Pea Ridge
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Pea Ridge
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pea Ridge
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pea Ridge
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pea Ridge
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pea Ridge
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Pea Ridge
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Pea Ridge
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pea Ridge
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pea Ridge
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pea Ridge
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pea Ridge
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pea Ridge
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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 Pea Ridge, 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 in Pea Ridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pea Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pea Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7334, Longitude: -87.5700     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pea Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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