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1890 Communities Near Valley Creek ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley Creek
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Valley Creek
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Valley Creek
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Creek
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Valley Creek
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Valley Creek
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Valley Creek
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Valley Creek
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Creek
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley Creek
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Creek
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley Creek
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Valley Creek
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Valley Creek
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Creek
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Valley Creek
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Valley Creek
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Valley Creek
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Valley Creek
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Valley Creek
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Valley Creek
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley Creek
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Valley Creek
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Valley Creek
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Creek
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Creek
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley Creek
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley Creek
 - Yolande 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 Valley Creek, 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 Valley Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valley Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3876, Longitude: -87.0722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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