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1890 Communities Near South Highlands ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Highlands
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Highlands
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Highlands
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from South Highlands
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
 - east lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Highlands
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from South Highlands
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Highlands
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from South Highlands
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from South Highlands
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from South Highlands
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from South Highlands
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from South Highlands
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Highlands
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from South Highlands
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Highlands
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Highlands
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Highlands
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from South Highlands
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Highlands
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Highlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5698, Longitude: -86.7130     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Highlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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