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1890 Communities Near Borden Wheeler 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 Borden Wheeler Springs in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Borden Wheeler Springs.

Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs 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 Wheeler 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater 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 Wheeler Springs
 - Dugdown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Felton (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 314 people
 - Felton had a post office and railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Borden Wheeler 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 Wheeler 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 Wheeler Springs
 - Greenway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Borden Wheeler 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 Wheeler Springs
 - Little Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Borden Wheeler 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 Wheeler 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 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Springs (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Poplar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prior (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Prior had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Borden Wheeler Springs
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Tecumseh   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Borden Wheeler 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 Wheeler 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 Wheeler 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Borden Wheeler Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Borden Wheeler Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Borden Wheeler Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9137, Longitude: -85.4658     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Borden Wheeler Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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