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1890 Communities Near Hatchet Creek ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service.

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashland   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 635 people (with 1,971 people in 2016)
 - Ashland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hatchet Creek
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hatchet Creek
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,324 people in 2016)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Ironaton   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Ironaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lineville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 234 people (with 2,306 people in 2016)
 - Lineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hatchet Creek
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Mellow Valley   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mellow Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millerville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hatchet Creek
 - Millerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hatchet Creek
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hatchet Creek
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hatchet Creek
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,540 people in 2016)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,451 people in 2016)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Waldo   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Hatchet Creek
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 276 people in 2016)
 - Waldo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Hatchet Creek
 - Zubers 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 Hatchet Creek, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Hatchet Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hatchet Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hatchet Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2426, Longitude: -86.0416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hatchet Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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