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1890 Communities Near Chandlers Ferry ...

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

Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bascom (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Bascom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blakely (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 4,871 people in 2015)
 - Blakely had a post office and railroad service
 
Brinson (GA)   (Decatur County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Brinson had a post office and railroad service
 
Campbellton (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 221 people in 2015)
 - Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Springs (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cedar Springs had no post office or railroad service
 
Colquitt (GA)   (Miller County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,886 people in 2015)
 - Colquitt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cypress had a post office and railroad service
 
Damascus (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 238 people in 2015)
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldorendo (GA)   (Decatur County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Eldorendo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenwood (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Greenwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horns Cross Road (GA)   (Miller County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Horns Cross Road was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Horns Cross Road had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inwood (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Inwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jakin (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Jakin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Marianna (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 926 people (with 9,100 people in 2015)
 - Marianna had a post office and railroad service
 
Mayhaw (GA)   (Miller County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Mayhaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sneads (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chandlers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 101 people (with 1,776 people in 2015)
 - Sneads had a post office and railroad service
 
Spooner (GA)   (Miller County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Spooner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Spooner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Twilight (GA)   (Miller County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Twilight was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Chandlers Ferry
 - Twilight 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 Chandlers Ferry, 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' distance that stretches from Chandlers Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chandlers Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chandlers Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0988, Longitude: -85.0319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chandlers Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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