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1890 Communities Near Rigdom ...

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

  • Avoca [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avoca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avoca
    • Avoca [Lawrence County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Rigdom
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 39 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
  • Beach Grove [Lauderdale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beach Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beach Grove
    • Beach Grove [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Rigdom
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 59 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach Grove
  • Bingham [Colbert County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bingham
    • Bingham [Colbert County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Rigdom
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bingham
  • Camp Spring [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Spring
    • Camp Spring [Lawrence County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Rigdom
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
  • Comer [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
    • Comer [Lauderdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Rigdom
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Comer had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
  • Concord [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord [Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Rigdom
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Concord had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
  • Courtland [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
    • Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Rigdom
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 579 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Courtland had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<4>
  • Edmond [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmond
    • Edmond [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Rigdom
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmond
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    • Hatton [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatton
      • Hatton [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Rigdom
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatton
    • Hillsboro [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 308 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<4>
    • Hunter [Colbert County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Colbert County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Rigdom
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
    • Landersville [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Landersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landersville
      • Landersville [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 85 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landersville
    • Leighton [Colbert County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leighton
      • Leighton [Colbert County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Rigdom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 756 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Leighton had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leighton<4>
    • Lentzville [Limestone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lentzville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lentzville
      • Lentzville [Limestone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Rigdom
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lentzville
    • Littleville [Colbert County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
      • Littleville [Colbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Rigdom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Littleville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleville
    • Moulton [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moulton
      • Moulton [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 426 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,241 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moulton<4>
    • Mount Hope [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 226 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
    • Mountain Home [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Rigdom
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
    • Newburg [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburg
      • Newburg [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 143 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburg
    • Oakville [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakville
      • Oakville [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 46 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
    • Poplar Creek [Limestone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Creek
      • Poplar Creek [Limestone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Rigdom
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Creek
    • Ripley [Limestone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Limestone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Rigdom
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<4>
    • South Florence [Colbert County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Florence
      • South Florence [Colbert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 63 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, South Florence had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Florence
    • Spring Valley [Colbert County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Colbert County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 96 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Rigdom
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 201 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<4>

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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 Rigdom, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rigdom) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rigdom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6462, Longitude: -87.3622       In this case, the coordinates for Rigdom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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