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1890 Communities Near Thomas Place ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Thomas Place
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thomas Place
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Thomas Place
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thomas Place
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thomas Place
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Thomas Place
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thomas Place
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thomas Place
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thomas Place
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Thomas Place
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomas Place
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomas Place
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Thomas Place
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thomas Place
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thomas Place
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomas Place
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Thomas Place
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thomas Place
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Thomas Place
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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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 Thomas Place, 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 stretches from Thomas Place. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thomas Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomas Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3201, Longitude: -86.9931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thomas Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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