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Summit, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Summit ...

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 Summit had a population of 100 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Summit
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Summit
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Summit
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Summit
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Summit
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Summit
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Summit
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Summit
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Summit
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit
 - Wynnville 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 Summit, 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 in Summit. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Summit) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Summit. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2045, Longitude: -86.4942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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