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1890 Communities Near Griffin Addition ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 25,393 people in 2016)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Griffin Addition
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,072 people in 2016)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Griffin Addition
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Griffin Addition
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Griffin Addition
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,471 people in 2016)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 521 people in 2016)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Griffin Addition
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Griffin Addition
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2016)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,343 people in 2016)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Griffin Addition
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Griffin Addition
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Griffin Addition
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,297 people in 2016)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Griffin Addition
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Griffin Addition
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 712 people in 2016)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Griffin Addition
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Griffin Addition
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 529 people in 2016)
 - Triana 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 Griffin Addition, 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 beginning in Griffin Addition. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Griffin Addition) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griffin Addition. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5879, Longitude: -87.0220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Griffin Addition have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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