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1890 Communities Near Salem Corner ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salem Corner
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Salem Corner
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Salem Corner
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Salem Corner
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Salem Corner
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Salem Corner
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Salem Corner
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Salem Corner
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Salem Corner
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salem Corner
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salem Corner
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Salem Corner
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salem Corner
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salem Corner
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salem Corner
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Salem Corner
 - Wooley Springs 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 Salem Corner, 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 Salem Corner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Salem Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salem Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7009, Longitude: -86.8783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Salem Corner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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