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1890 Communities Near Swancott ...

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, Swancott had a post office and no railroad service.

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swancott
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swancott
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Swancott
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swancott
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Swancott
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Swancott
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Swancott
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Swancott
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Swancott
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Swancott
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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 Swancott, 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 Swancott. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Swancott) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swancott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5973, Longitude: -86.7886     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swancott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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