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1890 Communities Near Weller ...

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

Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Weller
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weller
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Bibbville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Weller
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Weller
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Weller
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Weller
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Weller
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Weller
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Pond   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Green Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Weller
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Weller
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tannehill   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Weller
 - Tannehill had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,513 people in 2015)
 - Vance had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodstock   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Weller
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 1,547 people in 2015)
 - Woodstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weller
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weller
 - 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 Weller, 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 Weller. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weller) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weller. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3351, Longitude: -87.1472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weller have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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