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1890 Communities Near Princeton Heights ...

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

Bibbville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Princeton Heights
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,642 people in 2016)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Princeton Heights
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Princeton Heights
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - Giles had railroad service and no post office
 
Hagler   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Princeton Heights
 - Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Havana   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Havana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 25,045 people in 2016)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phipps   (Hale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Phipps was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Princeton Heights
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Princeton Heights
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Princeton Heights
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Scottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 99,543 people in 2016)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Princeton Heights
 - University had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Princeton Heights
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,501 people in 2016)
 - Vance had a post office and railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Princeton Heights
 - Yolande 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 Princeton Heights, 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 from Princeton Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Princeton Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Princeton Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1807, Longitude: -87.5225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Princeton Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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