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1890 Communities Near Woodlawn Heights ...

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 39,959 people in 2016)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 591 people in 2016)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Woodlawn Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,434 people in 2016)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Woodlawn Heights
 - Webster 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 Woodlawn Heights, 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Woodlawn Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodlawn Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodlawn Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7504, Longitude: -87.6889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodlawn Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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