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1890 Communities Near Walnut Park ...

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

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Walnut Park
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walnut Park
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Walnut Park
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Walnut Park
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walnut Park
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walnut Park
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walnut Park
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Walnut Park
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Walnut Park
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Walnut Park
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Walnut Park
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Walnut Park
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Walnut Park
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Walnut Park
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Walnut Park
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Walnut Park
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walnut Park
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Walnut Park
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walnut Park
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Walnut Park
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Walnut Park
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walnut Park
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Walnut Park
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Walnut Park
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Walnut Park
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Walnut Park
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walnut Park
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walnut Park
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walnut Park
 - Yancy had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0145, Longitude: -86.0591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walnut Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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