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Rolling Hills, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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1890 Communities Near Rolling Hills ...

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

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rolling Hills
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 825 people in 2000)
 - Branchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rolling Hills
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Rolling Hills
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rolling Hills
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rolling Hills
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rolling Hills
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Rolling Hills
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Rolling Hills
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rolling Hills
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rolling Hills
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Rolling Hills
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rolling Hills
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward 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 Rolling Hills, 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 from Rolling Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rolling Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6543, Longitude: -86.5719     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rolling Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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