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Pisgah, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Pisgah ...

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 Pisgah had a population of 43 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Pisgah had a population of 711 people.

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pisgah
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pisgah
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Pisgah
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pisgah
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pisgah
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pisgah
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pisgah
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pisgah
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pisgah
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pisgah
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pisgah
 - Kaolin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pisgah
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Pisgah
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pisgah
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pisgah
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pisgah
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Pisgah
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pisgah
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pisgah
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pisgah
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Pisgah
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Pisgah
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pisgah
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pisgah
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pisgah
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 550 people in 2015)
 - Valley Head had a post office and railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pisgah
 - Wannville 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 Pisgah, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Pisgah. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pisgah) 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 Pisgah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pisgah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pisgah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6845, Longitude: -85.8454     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pisgah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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