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1890 Communities Near Self Creek ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Self Creek
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Self Creek
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Self Creek
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Self Creek
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Self Creek
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Self Creek
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Self Creek
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Self Creek
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Self Creek
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Self Creek
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Self Creek
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Self Creek
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Self Creek
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Self Creek
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward 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 Self Creek, 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 that starts in Self Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Self Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Self Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7820, Longitude: -86.7505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Self Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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