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1890 Communities Near Alexis ...

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 Alexis had a population of 46 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Alexis
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Alexis
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Alexis
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alexis
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster Mills (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Alexis
 - Foster Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Alexis
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alexis
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alexis
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alexis
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Livingston (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Livingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Alexis
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alexis
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Alexis
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alexis
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Alexis
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Alexis
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Alexis
 - Waterhouse 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 Alexis, 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 that starts in Alexis. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alexis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1790, Longitude: -85.5122     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alexis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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