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1890 Communities Near Rudd ...

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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Rudd
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rudd
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rudd
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rudd
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Rudd
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rudd
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Rudd
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rudd
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Rudd
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Rudd
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rudd
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rudd
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rudd
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rudd
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Rudd
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Rudd
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rudd
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rudd
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rudd
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Rudd, 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' distance starting from Rudd. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rudd) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rudd. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8029, Longitude: -85.8902     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rudd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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