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1890 Communities Near Center Chapel ...

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

Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Center Chapel
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Center Chapel
 - 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 Southwest (SSW) from Center Chapel
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Chapel
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Center Chapel
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Center Chapel
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Center Chapel
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Chapel
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Center Chapel
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houston (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Center Chapel
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Center Chapel
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Center Chapel
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Center Chapel
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Center Chapel
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Center Chapel
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Center Chapel
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Center Chapel
 - 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 Center Chapel, 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 that starts in Center Chapel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Center Chapel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Chapel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1771, Longitude: -85.3322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Chapel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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