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Pleasant Hill, Alabama
(DeKalb County)

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1890 Communities Near Pleasant Hill ...

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

Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cordell   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cordell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Hill
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lebanon   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 135 people
 - Lebanon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Hill
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Hill
 - Mahan 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 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Hill
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Snake Creek 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Hill
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Wills 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 Hill, 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 starting from Pleasant Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4401, Longitude: -85.8339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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