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1890 Communities Near Tuscumbia ...

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 Tuscumbia had a population of 2,491 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Tuscumbia had a population of 8,474 people.

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 Southeast (SE) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuscumbia
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tuscumbia
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Tuscumbia
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tuscumbia
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tuscumbia
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tuscumbia
 - Gravelly Springs 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tuscumbia
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Tuscumbia
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Tuscumbia
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Tuscumbia
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuscumbia
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Tuscumbia
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tuscumbia
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tuscumbia
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuscumbia
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tuscumbia
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Tuscumbia
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Tuscumbia
 - Webster had a post office and no railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Tuscumbia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 Tuscumbia, 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 starting in Tuscumbia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tuscumbia) 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 Tuscumbia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuscumbia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuscumbia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7213, Longitude: -87.7034     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tuscumbia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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