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Rollins, Alabama
(Etowah County)

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1890 Communities Near Rollins ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rollins
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rollins
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rollins
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rollins
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rollins
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rollins
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rollins
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rollins
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rollins
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rollins
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rollins
 - McVille 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 Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rollins
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rollins
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Rollins
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rollins
 - 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 North (N) from Rollins
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Rollins
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rollins
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rollins
 - Yancy 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 Rollins, 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 beginning in Rollins. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rollins) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rollins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1820, Longitude: -86.0964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rollins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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