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1890 Communities Near Cornwall ...

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

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Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Cornwall
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cornwall
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
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Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Cornwall
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cornwall
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cornwall
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cornwall
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Cornwall
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Cornwall
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cornwall
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cornwall
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cornwall
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cornwall
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
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New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cornwall
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cornwall
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
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Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cornwall
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Cornwall
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cornwall
 - Waterhouse 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 Cornwall, 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 begins in Cornwall. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cornwall) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cornwall. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2348, Longitude: -85.5889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cornwall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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