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1890 Communities Near Bauxite ...

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

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bauxite
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bauxite
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cave Spring (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 952 people (with 1,175 people in 2015)
 - Cave Spring had a post office and 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 West Northwest (WNW) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bauxite
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Bauxite
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster Mills (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bauxite
 - Foster Mills 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Bauxite
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenway (GA)   (Polk County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greenway was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bauxite
 - Greenway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bauxite
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bauxite
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bauxite
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Bauxite
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bauxite
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prior (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Prior had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bauxite
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bauxite
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Tecumseh   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bauxite
 - 1895 population of 287 people
 - Tecumseh had a post office and railroad service
 
Vans Valley (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bauxite
 - Vans Valley 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 Bauxite, 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 beginning in Bauxite. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bauxite) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bauxite. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0473, Longitude: -85.4597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bauxite have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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