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1890 Communities Near Pilgrims Rest ...

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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Littleton 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Ottery 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 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pilgrims Rest
 - Upton 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 Pilgrims Rest, 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 Pilgrims Rest. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pilgrims Rest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilgrims Rest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9168, Longitude: -86.0127     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pilgrims Rest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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