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1890 Communities Near Summit Farm ...

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

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Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Summit Farm
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Summit Farm
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
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Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit Farm
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Summit Farm
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Summit Farm
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Farm
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit Farm
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
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Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Summit Farm
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Summit Farm
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Summit Farm
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
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Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Summit Farm
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
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Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Summit Farm
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
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Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Farm
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
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Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Summit Farm
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit Farm
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Summit Farm
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Summit Farm
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
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Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit Farm
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
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Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Summit Farm
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Summit Farm
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Summit Farm
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Farm
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Summit Farm
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Farm
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit Farm. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3012, Longitude: -86.9833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit Farm have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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