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1890 Communities Near Pruitton ...

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 in 1895, Pruitton had a post office and railroad service.

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pruitton
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pruitton
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Pruitton
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Busby (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pruitton
 - Busby had railroad service and no post office
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pruitton
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pruitton
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Iron City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pruitton
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Light (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Light was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pruitton
 - Light had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loretto (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Loretto had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pruitton
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Moon (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Pruitton
 - Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinkney (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pruitton
 - Pinkney had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Valley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pruitton
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayland Springs (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people
 - Wayland Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pruitton
 - Webster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westpoint (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pruitton
 - 1895 population of 169 people
 - Westpoint had a post office and railroad service
 
Whittens Stand (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whittens Stand was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pruitton
 - Whittens Stand 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 Pruitton, 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 Pruitton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pruitton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pruitton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9904, Longitude: -87.6095     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pruitton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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