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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Clarkesville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Clarkesville 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Clarkesville Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clarkesville Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarkesville Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4856, Longitude: -86.5053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clarkesville Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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