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1890 Communities Near Sunnyside ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sunnyside
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sunnyside
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 825 people in 2000)
 - Branchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sunnyside
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sunnyside
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sunnyside
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sunnyside
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sunnyside
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sunnyside
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Sunnyside
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sunnyside
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Sunnyside
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sunnyside
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sunnyside
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sunnyside
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sunnyside
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Sunnyside
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward 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 Sunnyside, 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 starting in Sunnyside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sunnyside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunnyside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7176, Longitude: -86.5917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunnyside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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