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1890 Communities Near Borden 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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Borden Springs had a population of 20 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Borden Springs
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Springs
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedartown (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,625 people (with 9,841 people in 2015)
 - Cedartown had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dugdown (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Borden Springs
 - Dugdown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Borden Springs
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Springs
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Borden Springs
 - Grantley 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Borden Springs
 - Greenway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Creek (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Borden Springs
 - Little Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Borden Springs
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Borden Springs
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Borden Springs
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Springs (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Borden Springs
 - Poplar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prior (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Prior had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Borden Springs
 - 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 North (N) from Borden Springs
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Borden Springs
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Tecumseh   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Borden Springs
 - 1895 population of 287 people
 - Tecumseh had a post office and railroad service
 
Walthrall (GA)   (Polk County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walthrall was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Borden Springs
 - Walthrall 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 Borden 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 stretches from Borden Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Borden Springs) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Borden Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9298, Longitude: -85.4702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Borden Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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