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1890 Communities Near Town Creek ...

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 Town Creek had a population of 201 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Town Creek had a population of 1,065 people.

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Town Creek
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Town Creek
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Town Creek
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Town Creek
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Town Creek
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Town Creek
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Town Creek
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Town Creek
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Town Creek
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Town Creek
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Town Creek
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Town Creek
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Town Creek
 - 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 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Town Creek
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia 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 Town Creek, 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 Town Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Town Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Town Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Town Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6718, Longitude: -87.4064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Town Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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