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1890 Communities Near Barkers Ferry ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Argyle (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Argyle had a post office and railroad service
 
Caryville (FL)   (Washington County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 280 people in 2015)
 - Caryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cerrogordo (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Cerrogordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barkers Ferry
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Barkers Ferry
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barkers Ferry
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barkers Ferry
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ealum (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barkers Ferry
 - Ealum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barkers Ferry
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Barkers Ferry
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barkers Ferry
 - Gordon had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barkers Ferry
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Barkers Ferry
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy Head (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barkers Ferry
 - Mossy Head had a post office and railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Barkers Ferry
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ponce de Leon (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 549 people in 2015)
 - Ponce de Leon had a post office and railroad service
 
Union (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Barkers Ferry
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westville (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barkers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 102 people (with 275 people in 2015)
 - Westville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barkers Ferry
 - Wiggins 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 Barkers Ferry, 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 begins in Barkers Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barkers Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barkers Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0341, Longitude: -86.0769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barkers Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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