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1890 Communities Near Wilsons ...

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

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wilsons
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Wilsons
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wilsons
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsons
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Wilsons
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsons
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsons
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wilsons
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Wilsons
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wilsons
 - Marcus 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsons
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wilsons
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wilsons
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilsons
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsons
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilsons
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilsons
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wilsons
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilsons
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Wilsons
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Wilsons
 - Yancy had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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 Wilsons, 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 starts in Wilsons. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilsons) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilsons. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0765, Longitude: -85.9722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilsons have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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