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1890 Communities Near Scottsboro ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Scottsboro had a population of 959 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Scottsboro had a population of 14,722 people.

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scottsboro
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Scottsboro
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scottsboro
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scottsboro
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Scottsboro
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scottsboro
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scottsboro
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Scottsboro
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Scottsboro
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scottsboro
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Scottsboro
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scottsboro
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scottsboro
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scottsboro
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scottsboro
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Scottsboro
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Scottsboro
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scottsboro
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scottsboro
 - Wannville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Scottsboro
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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 Scottsboro, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Scottsboro. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scottsboro) 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 Scottsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scottsboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scottsboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6436, Longitude: -86.0494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scottsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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