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Woodlawn Heights, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Woodlawn Heights ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Woodlawn Heights, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Woodlawn Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodlawn Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodlawn Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5309, Longitude: -87.7242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodlawn Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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