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Village Creek Junction, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Village Creek Junction ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Village Creek Junction
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Village Creek Junction
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Village Creek Junction
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Village Creek Junction
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Village Creek Junction
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Village Creek Junction
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Village Creek Junction
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Village Creek Junction
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Village Creek Junction
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Village Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Village Creek Junction
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - pratt mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Village Creek Junction
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Village Creek Junction
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Village Creek Junction
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Village Creek Junction
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Village Creek Junction
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Village Creek Junction
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Village Creek Junction
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Village Creek Junction, 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 starting in Village Creek Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Village Creek Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Village Creek Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5287, Longitude: -86.8919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Village Creek Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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