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1890 Communities Near Poplar Springs Branch ...

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

Appleton (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Appleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poplar Springs Branch
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek 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 Poplar Springs Branch, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Poplar Springs Branch. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Poplar Springs Branch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplar Springs Branch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7970, Longitude: -87.2556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poplar Springs Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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