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1890 Communities Near Saginaw ...

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

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saginaw
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saginaw
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saginaw
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saginaw
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saginaw
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saginaw
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saginaw
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saginaw
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saginaw
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Saginaw
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saginaw
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saginaw
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saginaw
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saginaw
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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 Saginaw, 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 beginning in Saginaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saginaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saginaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saginaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saginaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2162, Longitude: -86.7919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saginaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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