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Pleasant Grove, Alabama
(Pickens County)

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1890 Communities Near Pleasant Grove ...

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 Pleasant Grove had a population of 29 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Pleasant Grove
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Grove
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Grove
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Grove
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Grove
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Grove
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pleasant Grove
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Grove
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Grove
 - West Greene 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 Pleasant Grove, 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 that begins in Pleasant Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1404, Longitude: -87.9247     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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