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1890 Communities Near York Mountain ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the South (S) from York Mountain
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from York Mountain
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from York Mountain
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from York Mountain
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from York Mountain
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from York Mountain
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from York Mountain
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from York Mountain
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from York Mountain
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from York Mountain
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from York Mountain
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from York Mountain
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from York Mountain
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and 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 York Mountain, 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 that begins in York Mountain. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- York Mountain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in York Mountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8084, Longitude: -86.9625     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for York Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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