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1890 Communities Near Reedbrake ...

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>


Reedbrake itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Reedbrake
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reedbrake
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Reedbrake
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Reedbrake
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reedbrake
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reedbrake
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Reedbrake
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reedbrake
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reedbrake
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Reedbrake
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reedbrake
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Reedbrake
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Reedbrake
 - Mountainboro 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reedbrake
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reedbrake
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reedbrake
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reedbrake
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Reedbrake
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Reedbrake
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reedbrake
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reedbrake
 - Wynnville 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 Reedbrake, 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 stretches from Reedbrake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reedbrake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reedbrake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1612, Longitude: -86.3144     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Reedbrake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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