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 The location of Quail Run 

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1890 Communities Near Quail Run ...

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

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Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Quail Run
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Quail Run
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Quail Run
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Quail Run
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Quail Run
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Quail Run
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Quail Run
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
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Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Quail Run
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
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Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Quail Run
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Quail Run
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Quail Run
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
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Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Quail Run
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Quail Run
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Quail Run
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
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Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Quail Run
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Quail Run
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Quail Run
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
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Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Quail Run
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Quail Run
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Quail Run
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Quail Run
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Quail Run, 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 that starts in Quail Run. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quail Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quail Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3334, Longitude: -86.7742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Quail Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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