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1890 Communities Near Slick Ford ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Slick Ford
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slick Ford
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slick Ford
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Slick Ford
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Slick Ford
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Slick Ford
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slick Ford
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slick Ford
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slick Ford
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slick Ford
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Slick Ford
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Slick Ford
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Slick Ford
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Slick Ford
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Slick Ford
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slick Ford
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Slick Ford
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slick Ford
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Slick Ford
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slick Ford
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Slick Ford
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slick Ford
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Slick Ford
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Slick Ford
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Slick Ford
 - Upshaw 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 Slick Ford, 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 beginning in Slick Ford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Slick Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slick Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0873, Longitude: -87.2681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slick Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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