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Sardis, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Sardis ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sardis
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sardis
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sardis
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sardis
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sardis
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sardis
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Sardis
 - 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 West Southwest (WSW) from Sardis
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Sardis
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Sardis
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sardis
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Sardis
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sardis
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sardis
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sardis
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sardis
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sardis
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sardis
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sardis
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sardis
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sardis
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sardis
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sardis
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sardis
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sardis
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sardis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7648, Longitude: -87.3431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sardis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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