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Phelan, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Phelan ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Phelan had railroad service and no post office.

Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Phelan
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Phelan
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Phelan
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Phelan
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Phelan
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Phelan
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Phelan
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Phelan
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Phelan
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Phelan
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Phelan
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Phelan
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Phelan
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Phelan
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Phelan
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Phelan
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Phelan
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Phelan
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phelan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1332, Longitude: -86.8172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phelan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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