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Tecumseh, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Tecumseh ...

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 Tecumseh had a population of 287 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tecumseh
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tecumseh
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cave Spring (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 952 people (with 1,175 people in 2015)
 - Cave Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedartown (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 1,625 people (with 9,841 people in 2015)
 - Cedartown had a post office and railroad service
 
Dugdown (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tecumseh
 - Dugdown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tecumseh
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tecumseh
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenway (GA)   (Polk County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greenway was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tecumseh
 - Greenway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Creek (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tecumseh
 - Little Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Tecumseh
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tecumseh
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tecumseh
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Tecumseh
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prior (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Prior had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tecumseh
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tecumseh
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tecumseh
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Vans Valley (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tecumseh
 - Vans Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walthrall (GA)   (Polk County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walthrall was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tecumseh
 - Walthrall 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 Tecumseh, 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 that begins in Tecumseh. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tecumseh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tecumseh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9990, Longitude: -85.4241     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tecumseh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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