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Tanyard, Alabama
(Saint Clair County)

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1890 Communities Near Tanyard ...

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

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,256 people in 2015)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tanyard
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tanyard
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tanyard
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tanyard
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tanyard
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tanyard
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tanyard
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tanyard
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tanyard
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Riverside   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Tanyard
 - Riverside had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tanyard
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tanyard
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tanyard
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek 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 Tanyard, 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 Tanyard. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tanyard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanyard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6357, Longitude: -86.3247     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanyard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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