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South Calera, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near South Calera ...

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, South Calera had a post office and railroad service.

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Calera
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Calera
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Calera
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Calera
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Calera
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from South Calera
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Calera
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Calera
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Randolph   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 286 people
 - Randolph had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Calera
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Calera
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Calera
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Calera
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office

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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 South Calera, 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 South Calera. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Calera) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Calera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0746, Longitude: -86.7494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Calera have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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