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Reid's, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Reid's ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Reid's had railroad service and no post office.

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Reid's
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Reid's
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reid's
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reid's
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid's
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reid's
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Reid's
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reid's
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Reid's
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Reid's
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reid's
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reid's
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Reid's
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Reid's
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Reid's
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and 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's, 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's. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reid's) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reid's. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8868, Longitude: -86.8483     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Reid's have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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