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1890 Communities Near Nolan Hills ...

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

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 25,393 people in 2016)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bell Factory   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bell Factory had a post office and railroad service
 
Brownsboro   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Brownsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nolan Hills
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nolan Hills
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nolan Hills
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Nolan Hills
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nolan Hills
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 193,079 people in 2016)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Nolan Hills
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mercury   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Nolan Hills
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Nolan Hills
 - Moore's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2016)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,297 people in 2016)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Nolan Hills
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Nolan Hills
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 529 people in 2016)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Nolan Hills
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Nolan Hills
 - Wooley Springs 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 Nolan Hills, 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' distance that starts in Nolan Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nolan Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nolan Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7098, Longitude: -86.7242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nolan Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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