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1890 Communities Near Westchester Estates ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Westchester Estates
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westchester Estates
 - 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 Southeast (ESE) from Westchester Estates
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westchester Estates
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westchester Estates
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Westchester Estates
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Westchester Estates
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Westchester Estates
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westchester Estates
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Westchester Estates
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westchester Estates
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Westchester Estates
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Westchester Estates
 - 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 Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Westchester Estates
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westchester Estates
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Westchester Estates
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Westchester Estates
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Westchester Estates
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Westchester Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westchester Estates
 - Wylam 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 Westchester Estates, 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 Westchester Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westchester Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westchester Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5548, Longitude: -86.8808     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westchester Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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