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1890 Communities Near Russell Heights ...

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

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Russell Heights
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Russell Heights
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Russell Heights
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Russell Heights
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Russell Heights
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Russell Heights
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
 - leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Russell Heights
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Russell Heights
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Russell Heights
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Russell Heights
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Russell Heights
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Russell Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Russell Heights
 - 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 Russell Heights, 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 Russell Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Russell Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russell Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5534, Longitude: -86.5603     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Russell Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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