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1890 Communities Near Selfville ...

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 in 1895, Selfville had a post office and no railroad service.

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selfville
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Selfville
 - 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 Northwest (NW) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Selfville
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Selfville
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Selfville
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selfville
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Selfville
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Selfville
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Selfville
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Selfville
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Selfville
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Selfville
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selfville
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Selfville
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Selfville
 - Springville 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selfville
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Selfville
 - 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Selfville
 - 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 Selfville, 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 begins in Selfville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Selfville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selfville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8304, Longitude: -86.6680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Selfville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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