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1890 Communities Near Trapptown ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Trapptown
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trapptown
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Trapptown
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trapptown
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trapptown
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Trapptown
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Trapptown
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Trapptown
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trapptown
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Trapptown
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trapptown
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Trapptown
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Trapptown
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trapptown
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Trapptown
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Trapptown
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trapptown
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Trapptown, 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 starting in Trapptown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trapptown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trapptown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3715, Longitude: -87.6184     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trapptown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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