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1890 Communities Near Valley Grande ...

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

Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Valley Grande
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benton   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 265 people (with 46 people in 2015)
 - Benton had a post office and railroad service
 
Berlin   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley Grande
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnsville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cahaba   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cahaba was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Cahaba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixie   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Dixie had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley Grande
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley Grande
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley Grande
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Milton   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley Grande
 - Milton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Mulberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plantersville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Plantersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Polk   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Valley Grande
 - Polk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selma   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 7,622 people (with 19,519 people in 2015)
 - Selma had a post office and railroad service
 
Sprott   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley Grande
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Statesville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Statesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerfield   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Valley Grande
 - 1895 population of 383 people
 - Summerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyler   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Valley Grande
 - Tyler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Valley Grande
 - Vilula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vine Hill   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley Grande
 - Vine Hill 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 Grande, 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 from Valley Grande. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valley Grande) 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 Valley Grande. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valley Grande

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Grande. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4858, Longitude: -87.0304     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley Grande have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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