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Upton, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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1890 Communities Near Upton ...

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

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Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Upton
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Upton
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Upton
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upton
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upton
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Upton
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Upton
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Upton
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Upton
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Upton
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upton
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Upton
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Upton
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Upton
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Upton
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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 Upton, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Upton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Upton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4473, Longitude: -86.3897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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