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1890 Communities Near Quintown ...

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

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Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Quintown
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
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Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
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Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Quintown
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Quintown
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Quintown
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Quintown
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Quintown
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
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Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Quintown
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
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McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
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North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
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Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
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Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Quintown
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Quintown
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Quintown
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Quintown
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Quintown
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Quintown
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Quintown
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Quintown
 - Wylam 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 Quintown, 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 in Quintown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quintown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quintown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6365, Longitude: -87.0917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Quintown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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