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1890 Communities Near Scarce Grease ...

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

Appleton (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scarce Grease
 - Appleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aspen Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Aspen Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scarce Grease
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scarce Grease
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scarce Grease
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dustin (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dustin was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scarce Grease
 - Dustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Scarce Grease
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fall River (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Fall River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scarce Grease
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scarce Grease
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodspring (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Scarce Grease
 - Goodspring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harwell (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scarce Grease
 - Harwell had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scarce Grease
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Scarce Grease
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scarce Grease
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Scarce Grease
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scarce Grease
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scarce Grease
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scarce Grease
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Scarce Grease
 - Veto 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 Scarce Grease, 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 'point-to-point' distance from Scarce Grease. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scarce Grease) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scarce Grease. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9706, Longitude: -87.1325     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scarce Grease have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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