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1890 Communities Near Broughton ...

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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Broughton
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Broughton
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Broughton
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Broughton
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Broughton
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Broughton
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Broughton
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Broughton
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Broughton
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Broughton
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Broughton
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Broughton
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Broughton
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Broughton
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Broughton
 - West 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 Broughton, 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 starts in Broughton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Broughton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broughton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1826, Longitude: -85.4416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Broughton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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