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1890 Communities Near Carns ...

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

Anderson (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carns
 - Anderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carns
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estillfork   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Estillfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Carns
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Greerton   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greerton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carns
 - Greerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollytree   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Carns
 - Hollytree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Carns
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carns
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kirby Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carns
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkin's Fork   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Larkin's Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carns
 - Larkin's Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carns
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carns
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carns
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narrows   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narrows was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carns
 - Narrows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Princeton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Princeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carns
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carns
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunset   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunset was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carns
 - Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carns
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carns
 - Wannville 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 Carns, 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 starting in Carns. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carns) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carns. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8092, Longitude: -85.9741     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carns have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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