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Sulphur Springs, Alabama
(Calhoun County)

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1890 Communities Near Sulphur Springs ...

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, Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office.

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Sulphur Springs
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Springs
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Sulphur Springs
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Sulphur Springs
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Sulphur Springs
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Sulphur Springs
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Sulphur Springs, 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 that begins in Sulphur Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8429, Longitude: -85.8639     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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