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1890 Communities Near Berry Springs ...

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

Alpine (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Berry Springs
 - Alpine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankhead   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Berry Springs
 - Bankhead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Berry Springs
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Berry Springs
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Berry Springs
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chelsea (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Berry Springs
 - Chelsea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterfield   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Berry Springs
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
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 Northwest (NW) from Berry Springs
 - 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 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Berry Springs
 - Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Berry Springs
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Berry Springs
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Berry Springs
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Berry Springs
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holland (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Berry Springs
 - Holland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Berry Springs
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lyerly (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Berry Springs
 - Lyerly had a post office and railroad service
 
Menlo (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Berry Springs
 - Menlo had a post office and railroad service
 
Mentone   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Berry Springs
 - Mentone had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Berry Springs
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Berry Springs
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silver Hill (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Berry Springs
 - Silver Hill 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Berry Springs
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Berry Springs
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 4,452 people in 2015)
 - Summerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Taliaferro (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Taliaferro was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Berry Springs
 - Taliaferro had a post office and railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Berry Springs
 - 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 Berry Springs, 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 begins in Berry Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Berry Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berry Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4295, Longitude: -85.5086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Berry Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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