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1890 Communities Near Schley ...

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

  • Bentleyville [Coosa County]
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    • Bentleyville [Coosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentleyville
  • Buyck [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buyck
    • Buyck [Elmore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buyck have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buyck
  • Clanton [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clanton
    • Clanton [Chilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clanton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 623 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,794 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Clanton had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clanton<4>
  • Cooper [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper [Chilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooper have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cooper had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper
  • Coosa River [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coosa River
    • Coosa River [Elmore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coosa River have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coosa River
  • Deatsville [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deatsville
    • Deatsville [Elmore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deatsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 112 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,237 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deatsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deatsville<4>
  • Dollar [Coosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dollar
    • Dollar [Coosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Schley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dollar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dollar
  • Equality [Coosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Equality
    • Equality [Coosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Schley
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Equality had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Continue List ...
    • Gold Branch [Coosa County]
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      • Gold Branch [Coosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Branch
    • Hissop [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hissop
      • Hissop [Coosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Schley
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hissop
    • Holtville [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holtville
      • Holtville [Elmore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Schley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holtville
    • Lightwood [Elmore County]
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      • Lightwood [Elmore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lightwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lightwood
    • Moriah [Coosa County]
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      • Moriah [Coosa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moriah have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moriah
    • Mountain Creek [Chilton County]
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      • Mountain Creek [Chilton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Schley
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 36 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Creek
    • Nixburg [Coosa County]
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      • Nixburg [Coosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Schley
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 97 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixburg
    • Pentonville [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pentonville
      • Pentonville [Coosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pentonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pentonville
    • Quinsey [Coosa County]
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      • Quinsey [Coosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinsey
    • Rockford [Coosa County]
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      • Rockford [Coosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 240 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<4>
    • Speed [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speed
      • Speed [Coosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Speed have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Speed had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speed
    • Titus [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Titus
      • Titus [Elmore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Schley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Titus had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Titus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Titus<4>
    • Travelers Rest [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Travelers Rest
      • Travelers Rest [Coosa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Travelers Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 49 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Travelers Rest
    • Verbena [Chilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verbena
      • Verbena [Chilton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verbena have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 756 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Verbena had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verbena
    • Wadsworth [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadsworth
      • Wadsworth [Autauga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 224 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadsworth
    • Weogufka [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weogufka
      • Weogufka [Coosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Schley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weogufka
    • Weoka [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weoka
      • Weoka [Elmore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Schley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weoka have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weoka

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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 Schley, 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 from Point A (ie- Schley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7932, Longitude: -86.3700       In this case, the coordinates for Schley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 


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