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1890 Communities Near Southlake ...

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

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Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Southlake
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southlake
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southlake
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southlake
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
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Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southlake
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southlake
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
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East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Southlake
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
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Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southlake
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
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Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southlake
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southlake
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Southlake
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
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Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southlake
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Southlake
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Southlake
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
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Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southlake
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Southlake
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
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Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southlake
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Southlake
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southlake
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
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Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Southlake
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southlake
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Southlake
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southlake
 - Woodward Junction 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 Southlake, 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 beginning in Southlake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southlake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southlake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3632, Longitude: -86.7733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southlake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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