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Abernathy, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Abernathy ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Abernathy had a population of 47 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 6,355 people in 2015)
 - Bremen had a post office and railroad service
 
Burwell (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abernathy
 - Burwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Abernathy
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooper (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abernathy
 - Hooper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Abernathy
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Abernathy
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abernathy
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Abernathy
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mandeville (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Abernathy
 - Mandeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Abernathy
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Abernathy
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Abernathy
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plowshare (GA)   (Carroll County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Plowshare was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abernathy
 - Plowshare had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Springs (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abernathy
 - Poplar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallapoosa (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 1,699 people (with 3,171 people in 2015)
 - Tallapoosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Victory (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Victory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abernathy
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 518 people in 2015)
 - Waco had a post office and 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 Abernathy, 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 Abernathy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abernathy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abernathy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6507, Longitude: -85.4075     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abernathy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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