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Rocky Mount, Alabama
(Chilton County)

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1890 Communities Near Rocky Mount ...

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

Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rocky Mount
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rocky Mount
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rocky Mount
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincheon   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Rocky Mount
 - Kincheon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rocky Mount
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maplesville   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 115 people (with 704 people in 2015)
 - Maplesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rocky Mount
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Rocky Mount
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randolph   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 286 people
 - Randolph had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Rocky Mount
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rocky Mount
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rocky Mount
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rocky Mount
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trio   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rocky Mount
 - Trio 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 Rocky Mount, 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 starting from Rocky Mount. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rocky Mount) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Mount. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9910, Longitude: -86.7169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Mount have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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