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1890 Communities Near Cedarbrook Forest ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,511 people in 2016)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - 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 East Northeast (ENE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedarbrook Forest
 - 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 Cedarbrook Forest, 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 Cedarbrook Forest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cedarbrook Forest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedarbrook Forest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4793, Longitude: -86.9972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedarbrook Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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