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Pleasant Hill, Alabama
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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.

Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Hill
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Hill
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Hill
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Hill
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Hill
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Hill
 - Swearengin 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Hill
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pleasant Hill
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Pleasant Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 34.5637, Longitude: -86.1330     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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