RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Thomas, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Thomas 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Thomas
and the surrounding area.
 
 

1890 Communities Near Thomas ...

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, Thomas had a post office and railroad service.

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Thomas
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thomas
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thomas
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thomas
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thomas
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Thomas
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thomas
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Thomas
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thomas
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomas
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Thomas
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Thomas
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thomas
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Thomas
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thomas
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thomas
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Thomas
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thomas
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thomas
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Thomas, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Thomas. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thomas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5326, Longitude: -86.8569     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thomas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall