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1890 Communities Near Pulltight ...

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, Pulltight had railroad service and no post office.

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pulltight
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pulltight
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pulltight
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pulltight
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pulltight
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pulltight
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pulltight
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pulltight
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pulltight
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pulltight
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pulltight
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pulltight
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pulltight
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pulltight
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pulltight
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pulltight
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pulltight
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Pulltight
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pulltight
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Pulltight
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pulltight
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pulltight
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Pulltight
 - Yancy 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 Pulltight, 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 that starts in Pulltight. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pulltight) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pulltight. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1868, Longitude: -86.0708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pulltight have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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