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1890 Communities Near Stanfield ...

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>


Stanfield itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanfield
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stanfield
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Stanfield
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanfield
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Stanfield
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stanfield
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stanfield
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanfield
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Stanfield
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stanfield
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanfield
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Stanfield
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Stanfield
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanfield
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Stanfield
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanfield
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanfield
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stanfield
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanfield
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Stanfield
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stanfield
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Stanfield
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanfield
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stanfield
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stanfield
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stanfield
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0126, Longitude: -86.1680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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