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1890 Communities Near Reid ...

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

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Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
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Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reid
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Reid
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
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Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
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Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reid
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reid
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reid
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reid
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
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Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reid
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
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Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Reid
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reid
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
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O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Reid
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Reid
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Reid
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reid
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Reid
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reid
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Reid
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reid
 - Wooley Springs 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 Reid, 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 begins in Reid. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Reid) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reid. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7493, Longitude: -87.0386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Reid have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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