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Piedmont, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Piedmont ...

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 Piedmont had a population of 711 people in 1895 with railroad service and no post office. In 2015, Piedmont had a population of 4,714 people.

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West (W) from Piedmont
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Piedmont
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Piedmont
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Piedmont
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Piedmont
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Piedmont
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Piedmont
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Piedmont
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Piedmont
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Piedmont
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Piedmont
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Piedmont
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Piedmont
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Piedmont
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Piedmont
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Piedmont
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Tecumseh   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Piedmont
 - 1895 population of 287 people
 - Tecumseh had a post office and railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Piedmont
 - 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 Piedmont, 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 starting from Piedmont. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Piedmont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Piedmont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Piedmont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piedmont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9267, Longitude: -85.6157     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Piedmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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