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1890 Communities Near Spencer Store ...

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

Aspen Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Aspen Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Spencer Store
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spencer Store
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spencer Store
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spencer Store
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkton (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spencer Store
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spencer Store
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spencer Store
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spencer Store
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spencer Store
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Spencer Store
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spencer Store
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spencer Store
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Spencer Store
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spencer Store
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spencer Store
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spencer Store
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

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The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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 Spencer Store, 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Spencer Store. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spencer Store) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spencer Store. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9159, Longitude: -87.0414     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spencer Store have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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