;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Old Nauvoo, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

The location of Old Nauvoo

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Old Nauvoo
and the surrounding area.
 
 

1890 Communities Near Old Nauvoo ...

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

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North (N) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Nauvoo
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 2,032 people in 2016)
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Nauvoo
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Old Nauvoo
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Nauvoo
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastman (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Nauvoo
 - Eastman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Nauvoo
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Good Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Nauvoo
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Old Nauvoo
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Old Nauvoo
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Old Nauvoo
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Old Nauvoo
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Nauvoo
 - Maud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Old Nauvoo
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Old Nauvoo
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Old Nauvoo
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Old Nauvoo
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,815 people in 2016)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Old Nauvoo
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Nauvoo
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Old Nauvoo
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



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 Old Nauvoo, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Old Nauvoo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Nauvoo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Nauvoo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4501, Longitude: -87.9273     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Nauvoo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation