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1890 Communities Near Wilson Bend ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Wilson Bend
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wilson Bend
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilson Bend
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Wilson Bend
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wilson Bend
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Wilson Bend
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wilson Bend
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wilson Bend
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilson Bend
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilson Bend
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wilson Bend
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilson Bend
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilson Bend
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilson Bend
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wilson Bend
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wilson Bend
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wilson Bend
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wilson Bend
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wilson Bend
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilson Bend
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilson Bend
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Wilson Bend
 - Upshaw 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 Wilson Bend, 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 Wilson Bend. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilson Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0151, Longitude: -87.1295     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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