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Sherman Heights, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Sherman Heights ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Sherman Heights
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sherman Heights
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sherman Heights
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sherman Heights
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sherman Heights
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sherman Heights
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Sherman Heights
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Sherman Heights
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sherman Heights
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sherman Heights
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sherman Heights
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sherman Heights
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Sherman Heights
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sherman Heights
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sherman Heights
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sherman Heights
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Sherman Heights
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Sherman Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sherman Heights
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Sherman Heights
 - Wylam had a post office and no 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 Sherman Heights, 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 that begins in Sherman Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sherman Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherman Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5215, Longitude: -86.9053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherman Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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