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1890 Communities Near Adamsburg ...

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

Alpine (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adamsburg
 - Alpine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Adamsburg
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Adamsburg
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterfield   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adamsburg
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Adamsburg
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordell   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cordell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Adamsburg
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsburg
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Adamsburg
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adamsburg
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Adamsburg
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lebanon   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 135 people
 - Lebanon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Adamsburg
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luna   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Luna was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Adamsburg
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Menlo (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adamsburg
 - Menlo had a post office and railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adamsburg
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Adamsburg
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Adamsburg
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Adamsburg
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 550 people in 2015)
 - Valley Head 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 Adamsburg, 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 that stretches from Adamsburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adamsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamsburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3990, Longitude: -85.6722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adamsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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