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1890 Communities Near Chehaw ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Chehaw had railroad service and no post office.

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the North (N) from Chehaw
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Chehaw
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auburn   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 62,059 people in 2015)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Chehaw
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creek Stand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chehaw
 - Creek Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Davis   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Chehaw
 - Fort Davis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chehaw
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chehaw
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Chehaw
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Chehaw
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chehaw
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Chehaw
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warriorstand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 215 people
 - Warriorstand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waverly   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chehaw
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 148 people in 2015)
 - Waverly had a post office and 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 Chehaw, 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 begins in Chehaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chehaw) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chehaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4801, Longitude: -85.7188     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chehaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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