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1890 Communities Near Rogers ...

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, Rogers had a post office and no railroad service.

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rogers
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rogers
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rogers
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rogers
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rogers
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rogers
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rogers
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rogers
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rogers
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rogers
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Rogers
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Rogers
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rogers
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Rogers
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Rogers
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Rogers
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rogers
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rogers
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Rogers
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Rogers
 - Wills 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 Rogers, 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 Rogers. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rogers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rogers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3415, Longitude: -86.0914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rogers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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