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Cedar Springs, Alabama
(Cherokee County)

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1890 Communities Near Cedar 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>


Cedar Springs itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 18 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South (S) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterfield   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Cedar Springs
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coosa (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Coosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedar Springs
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Cedar Springs
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
 - fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedar Springs
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Cedar Springs
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holland (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cedar Springs
 - Holland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cedar Springs
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cedar Springs
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lavender (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cedar Springs
 - Lavender had a post office and railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cedar Springs
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Lyerly (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cedar Springs
 - Lyerly had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cedar Springs
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cedar Springs
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Cedar Springs
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Cedar Springs
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Taliaferro (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Taliaferro was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cedar Springs
 - Taliaferro had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Cedar Springs
 - Waterhouse 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 Cedar 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 stretches from Cedar Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cedar Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cedar Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3051, Longitude: -85.4933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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