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1890 Communities Near Collinsville ...

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 Collinsville had a population of 367 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Collinsville had a population of 1,973 people.

Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Collinsville
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Collinsville
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Collinsville
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Collinsville
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Collinsville
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Collinsville
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Collinsville
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Lebanon   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 135 people
 - Lebanon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Collinsville
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Collinsville
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Collinsville
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Collinsville
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Collinsville
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Collinsville
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Collinsville
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Collinsville
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Collinsville
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Collinsville
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Collinsville
 - Wills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Collinsville
 - Yancy 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 Collinsville, 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 Collinsville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Collinsville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collinsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2647, Longitude: -85.8626     [Map].

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