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1890 Communities Near Unity ...

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

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Unity
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Unity
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Unity
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Unity
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Unity
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Unity
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Unity
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Unity
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Unity
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Unity
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Unity
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Unity
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Unity
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Unity
 - Zubers 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 Unity, 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 beginning in Unity. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Unity) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Unity. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0054, Longitude: -86.3591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Unity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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