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1890 Communities Near Russellville ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Russellville had a population of 920 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Russellville had a population of 9,847 people.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Russellville
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Russellville
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Russellville
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Russellville
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Russellville
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Russellville
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Russellville
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Russellville
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Russellville
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Russellville
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Russellville
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Russellville
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Russellville
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Russellville
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Russellville
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Russellville
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Russellville: www.russellvillegov.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Russellville, 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 that begins in Russellville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Russellville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Russellville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Russellville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russellville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5060, Longitude: -87.7280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Russellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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