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1890 Communities Near Ramsey ...

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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ramsey
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,275 people in 2016)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,865 people in 2016)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ramsey
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ramsey
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ramsey
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Ramsey
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ramsey
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 35,837 people in 2016)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Ramsey
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ramsey
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Ramsey
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ramsey
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Ramsey
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ramsey
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Ramsey
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Ramsey
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ramsey
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ramsey
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Ramsey
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ramsey
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ramsey
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 681 people in 2016)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ramsey
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and 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 Ramsey, 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 that starts in Ramsey. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ramsey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ramsey. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9923, Longitude: -86.1491     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ramsey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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