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1890 Communities Near Cambridge ...

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 in 1895, Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service.

Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cambridge
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cambridge
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cambridge
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cambridge
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cambridge
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cambridge
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cambridge
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cambridge
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cambridge
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cambridge
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Cambridge
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cambridge
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cambridge
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cambridge
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cambridge
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cambridge
 - 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 Cambridge, 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 stretches from Cambridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cambridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3862, Longitude: -85.4588     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cambridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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