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1890 Communities Near Alpine ...

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

Alpine (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alpine
 - Alpine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankhead   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Alpine
 - Bankhead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Alpine
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alpine
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Alpine
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chelsea (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Alpine
 - Chelsea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterfield   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alpine
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alpine
 - 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 Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Alpine
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fairview was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Alpine
 - Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alpine
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alpine
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alpine
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alpine
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alpine
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Alpine
 - Kaolin 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alpine
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lyerly (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alpine
 - Lyerly had a post office and railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alpine
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Menlo (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alpine
 - Menlo had a post office and railroad service
 
Mentone   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alpine
 - Mentone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Alpine
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alpine
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alpine
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alpine
 - Snake Creek 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 Southeast (SE) from Alpine
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Alpine
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Alpine
 - 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 Alpine, 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Alpine. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpine) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alpine. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alpine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5054, Longitude: -85.6102     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alpine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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