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1890 Communities Near Rice ...

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

  • Adger [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adger
    • Adger [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Rice
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Adger had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adger<3>
  • Bamford [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bamford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bamford
    • Bamford [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Rice
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bamford
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 4,544 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<3>
  • Blue Creek Junction [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Creek Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Creek Junction
    • Blue Creek Junction [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Rice
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Creek Junction
  • Brickyard Junction [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brickyard Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brickyard Junction
    • Brickyard Junction [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickyard Junction
  • Bullard Shoals [Jefferson County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullard Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullard Shoals
    • Bullard Shoals [Jefferson County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Rice
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
  • Chinn [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chinn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chinn
    • Chinn [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Rice
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chinn had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chinn
  • Collins [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Rice
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Collins had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
  • Continue List ...
    • Dolomite [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dolomite have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dolomite
      • Dolomite [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dolomite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dolomite<3>
    • Duncan [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duncan
      • Duncan [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Duncan had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncan
    • Falliston [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falliston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falliston
      • Falliston [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Falliston had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falliston
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Rice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 518 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Helena had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<3>
    • Hillman [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillman
      • Hillman [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hillman had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillman
    • Ishkooda [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ishkooda have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ishkooda
      • Ishkooda [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ishkooda
    • McAdory [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McAdory have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAdory
      • McAdory [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McAdory had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAdory
    • McCalla [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCalla have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCalla
      • McCalla [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Rice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, McCalla had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCalla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCalla<3>
    • Morgan [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan
      • Morgan [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Morgan had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan
    • Old Jonesboro [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Jonesboro
      • Old Jonesboro [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Jonesboro
    • Oxmoor [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxmoor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxmoor
      • Oxmoor [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 556 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxmoor
    • Powderly [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powderly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powderly
      • Powderly [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powderly
    • Sloss [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sloss have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sloss
      • Sloss [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 265 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sloss had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sloss
    • Sumter [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sumter have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumter
      • Sumter [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sumter had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumter
    • Tacoa [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tacoa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoa
      • Tacoa [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoa
    • Ware [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ware have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ware
      • Ware [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ware had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware
    • Woodward Junction [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodward Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodward Junction
      • Woodward Junction [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Rice
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodward Junction

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Rice, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rice) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3734, Longitude: -86.9747       In this case, the coordinates for Rice have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 


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