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1890 Communities Near Capps ...

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

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,620 people in 2015)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Capps
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Capps
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Capps
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Capps
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Capps
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Capps
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Capps
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Capps
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Gaines (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 1,097 people (with 1,129 people in 2015)
 - Fort Gaines had a post office and railroad service
 
Hardwickburg   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Hardwickburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Capps
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Capps
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otho   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 90 people
 - Otho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Pecan (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Capps
 - Pecan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorterville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Shorterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Capps
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Capps
 - Tidwell 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 Capps, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Capps. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Capps) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capps. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4971, Longitude: -85.3119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Capps have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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