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1890 Communities Near Travelers Rest ...

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 Travelers Rest had a population of 49 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Travelers Rest
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Travelers Rest
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Travelers Rest
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Travelers Rest
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deatsville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2015)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Travelers Rest
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Travelers Rest
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Travelers Rest
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Travelers Rest
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Travelers Rest
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Travelers Rest
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightwood   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Travelers Rest
 - Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Travelers Rest
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Travelers Rest
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Travelers Rest
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Travelers Rest
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Travelers Rest
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Travelers Rest
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Travelers Rest
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Travelers Rest
 - Weoka 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 Travelers Rest, 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 starts in Travelers Rest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Travelers Rest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Travelers Rest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8196, Longitude: -86.3305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Travelers Rest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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