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1890 Communities Near Saratoga ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saratoga
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Saratoga
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saratoga
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Saratoga
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saratoga
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saratoga
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Saratoga
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saratoga
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saratoga
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saratoga
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Saratoga
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Saratoga
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Saratoga
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saratoga
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Saratoga
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Saratoga
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Saratoga
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saratoga
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Saratoga
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Saratoga, 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 beginning in Saratoga. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saratoga) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saratoga. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2529, Longitude: -86.1928     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saratoga have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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