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1890 Communities Near Sandtown ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sandtown
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sandtown
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sandtown
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sandtown
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sandtown
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sandtown
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sandtown
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sandtown
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Sandtown
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sandtown
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Sandtown
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sandtown
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sandtown
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Sandtown
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sandtown
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Sandtown
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sandtown
 - Wiley 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 Sandtown, 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 that stretches from Sandtown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sandtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5901, Longitude: -87.4919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sandtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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