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1890 Communities Near Burnwell ...

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

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Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Arkadelphia   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Arkadelphia had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,323 people in 2016)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
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Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2016)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,014 people in 2016)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Burnwell
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
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Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burnwell
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Burnwell
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Burnwell
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burnwell
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
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Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,003 people in 2016)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
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Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burnwell
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burnwell
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burnwell
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
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Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,933 people in 2016)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
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New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
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Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Burnwell
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burnwell
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Burnwell
 - Powellville 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burnwell
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Burnwell
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burnwell
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burnwell
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burnwell
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,192 people in 2016)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burnwell
 - Wylam 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 Burnwell, 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 from Burnwell. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burnwell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burnwell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burnwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnwell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7079, Longitude: -87.0875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burnwell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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