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1890 Communities Near Wolf Springs ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wolf Springs
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Wolf Springs
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 599 people in 2016)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Wolf Springs
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wolf Springs
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 521 people in 2016)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wolf Springs
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wolf Springs
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wolf Springs
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Wolf Springs
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,343 people in 2016)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Wolf Springs
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,220 people in 2016)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,815 people in 2016)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,025 people in 2016)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,069 people in 2016)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,434 people in 2016)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wolf Springs
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Wolf Springs, 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 'straight-line' distance starting from Wolf Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wolf Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolf Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5951, Longitude: -87.4728     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wolf Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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