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White Oak, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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1890 Communities Near White Oak ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from White Oak
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from White Oak
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from White Oak
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from White Oak
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from White Oak
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from White Oak
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from White Oak
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from White Oak
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from White Oak
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from White Oak
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from White Oak
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from White Oak
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from White Oak
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from White Oak
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from White Oak
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from White Oak
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from White Oak
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from White Oak
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 White Oak, 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 that begins in White Oak. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- White Oak) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2404, Longitude: -86.2444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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