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1890 Communities Near Windsor Highlands ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Windsor Highlands
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Windsor Highlands
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Windsor Highlands
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Windsor Highlands
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Windsor Highlands
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Windsor Highlands
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Windsor Highlands
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Windsor Highlands
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Windsor Highlands
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Windsor Highlands
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsor Highlands
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Windsor Highlands
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Windsor Highlands, 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 Windsor Highlands. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Windsor Highlands) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windsor Highlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4684, Longitude: -86.7939     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Windsor Highlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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