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1890 Communities Near Twilley Town ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twilley Town
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Twilley Town
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Twilley Town
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Twilley Town
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilley Town
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Twilley Town
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twilley Town
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Twilley Town
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twilley Town
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Twilley Town
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilley Town
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Twilley Town
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilley Town
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Twilley Town
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Twilley Town
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilley Town
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Twilley Town
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilley Town
 - Wylam 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 Twilley Town, 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 starts in Twilley Town. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Twilley Town) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twilley Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6626, Longitude: -87.0869     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twilley Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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