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1890 Communities Near West Jefferson ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Jefferson
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Jefferson
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Jefferson
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from West Jefferson
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Jefferson
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Jefferson
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Jefferson
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Jefferson
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West Jefferson
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Jefferson
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from West Jefferson
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Jefferson
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Jefferson
 - Powderly 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Jefferson
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Jefferson
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from West Jefferson
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Jefferson
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Jefferson
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Jefferson
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

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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 West Jefferson, 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 that starts in West Jefferson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Jefferson) 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 West Jefferson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Jefferson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Jefferson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6485, Longitude: -87.0692     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Jefferson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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