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Smyrna, Alabama
(Randolph County)

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1890 Communities Near Smyrna ...

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

Abernathy   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Abernathy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Smyrna
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Smyrna
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smyrna
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Smyrna
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Smyrna
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smyrna
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Smyrna
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smyrna
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Smyrna
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smyrna
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smyrna
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smyrna
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smyrna
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Smyrna
 - West 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 Smyrna, 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 that starts in Smyrna. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smyrna) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyrna. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4568, Longitude: -85.4458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smyrna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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