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Sidney, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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1890 Communities Near Sidney ...

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, Sidney had a post office and no railroad service.

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East (E) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sidney
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sidney
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sidney
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sidney
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sidney
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Sidney
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sidney
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sidney
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Sidney
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Sidney
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sidney
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sidney
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sidney
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sidney
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Sidney
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sidney
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Sidney
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sidney
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Sidney
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 Sidney, 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 beginning in Sidney. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sidney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sidney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2790, Longitude: -86.3658     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sidney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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