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1890 Communities Near Roselle ...

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

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashland   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 635 people (with 1,983 people in 2015)
 - Ashland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Roselle
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Roselle
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Roselle
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Roselle
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Roselle
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Millerville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Roselle
 - Millerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Roselle
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Roselle
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Roselle
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Roselle
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 278 people in 2015)
 - Waldo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Roselle
 - Zubers 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 Roselle, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Roselle. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roselle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roselle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1857, Longitude: -86.0497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roselle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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