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1890 Communities Near Sunset Acres ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Sunset Acres
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sunset Acres
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sunset Acres
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sunset Acres
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Sunset Acres
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Sunset Acres
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sunset Acres
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sunset Acres
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sunset Acres
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Sunset Acres
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sunset Acres
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sunset Acres
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sunset Acres
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sunset Acres
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sunset Acres
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sunset Acres
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sunset Acres
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Sunset Acres
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sunset Acres
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sunset Acres
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no 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 Sunset Acres, 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 starts in Sunset Acres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunset Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3193, Longitude: -86.5139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunset Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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