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1890 Communities Near Scott City ...

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

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scott City
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scott City
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Scott City
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scott City
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scott City
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scott City
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
 - leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scott City
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scott City
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scott City
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scott City
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scott City
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scott City
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scott City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scott City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scott City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5470, Longitude: -86.5797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scott City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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