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1890 Communities Near Rockhouse Landing ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Rockhouse Landing
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockhouse Landing
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

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The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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 Rockhouse Landing, 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 Rockhouse Landing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockhouse Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockhouse Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5626, Longitude: -86.8458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockhouse Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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