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Western Hills Estates, Alabama
(Madison County)

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1890 Communities Near Western Hills 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 Western Hills Estates in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Western Hills Estates.

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bell Factory   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bell Factory had a post office and railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fisk   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Western Hills Estates
 - Fisk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Western Hills Estates
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Western Hills Estates
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Western Hills Estates
 - Key's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mercury   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Western Hills Estates
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Western Hills Estates
 - Moore's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Western Hills Estates
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Western Hills Estates
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Western Hills Estates
 - Wooley Springs 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 Western Hills 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 starting in Western Hills Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Western Hills Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Western Hills Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8115, Longitude: -86.7456     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Western Hills Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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