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1890 Communities Near Pinson ...

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

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East (E) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinson
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pinson
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Pinson
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pinson
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinson
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinson
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pinson
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Pinson
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pinson
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pinson
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pinson
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pinson
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pinson
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pinson
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Pinson
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pinson
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinson
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pinson
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pinson
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6911, Longitude: -86.6827     [Map].

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