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Red Hill, Alabama
(Elmore County)

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1890 Communities Near Red Hill ...

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

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Red Hill
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Red Hill
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Red Hill
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Red Hill
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Red Hill
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Red Hill
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Red Hill
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Red Hill
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Red Hill
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Red Hill
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Red Hill
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Red Hill
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Red Hill
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Red Hill
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Red Hill
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Red Hill
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Elmore County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Red Hill, 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 from Red Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6851, Longitude: -85.9430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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