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1890 Communities Near Spruce Pine ...

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, Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Spruce Pine
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Spruce Pine
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spruce Pine
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spruce Pine
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Spruce Pine
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spruce Pine
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spruce Pine
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spruce Pine
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spruce Pine
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spruce Pine
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spruce Pine
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spruce Pine
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spruce Pine
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spruce Pine
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Spruce Pine, 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 Spruce Pine. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spruce Pine) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Spruce Pine. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spruce Pine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce Pine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3919, Longitude: -87.7269     [Map].

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