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1890 Communities Near Toonersville ...

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

Appleton (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Toonersville
 - Appleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Toonersville
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Toonersville
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Toonersville
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Toonersville
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Toonersville
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Dustin (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dustin was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Toonersville
 - Dustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Toonersville
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Toonersville
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Toonersville
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Toonersville
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loretto (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Loretto had a post office and railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Toonersville
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Toonersville
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Toonersville
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Toonersville
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Toonersville
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and 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 Toonersville, 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 Toonersville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Toonersville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toonersville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8631, Longitude: -87.3378     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Toonersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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