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1890 Communities Near Vines Mill ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Vines Mill
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vines Mill
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vines Mill
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vines Mill
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vines Mill
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vines Mill
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vines Mill
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vines Mill
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vines Mill
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Vines Mill
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vines Mill
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vines Mill
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vines Mill
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vines Mill
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vines Mill
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vines Mill
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Vines Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Vines Mill
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vines Mill
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vines Mill
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vines Mill
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
 - toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vines Mill
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Vines Mill
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Vines Mill
 - 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 Vines Mill, 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 that begins in Vines Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vines Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vines Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4932, Longitude: -87.1644     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vines Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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