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1890 Communities Near Stems ...

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

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stems
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashby   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ashby had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stems
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stems
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brierfield   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Brierfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stems
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stems
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stems
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stems
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stems
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stems
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Stems
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Stems
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stems
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stems
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stems
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and 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 Stems, 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 Stems. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stems) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stems. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1312, Longitude: -86.7555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stems have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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