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1890 Communities Near Cottonton ...

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

Batesville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Batesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottage Mills (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cottage Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cottonton
 - Cottage Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 241 people (with 1,196 people in 2000)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Esquiline (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Esquiline was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonton
 - Esquiline had railroad service and no post office
 
Eufaula   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 4,394 people (with 12,596 people in 2015)
 - Eufaula had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Mitchell   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Fort Mitchell had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgetown (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 973 people in 2000)
 - Georgetown had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenville   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Glenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill (GA)   (Stewart County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Green Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cottonton
 - Green Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatchechubbee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Hatchechubbee had a post office and railroad service
 
Hawkinsville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hawkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howe   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cottonton
 - Howe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hyram   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cottonton
 - Hyram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jernigan   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Jernigan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loflin   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonton
 - Loflin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louvale (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Louvale had a post office and railroad service
 
Lumpkin (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 1,100 people (with 1,093 people in 2015)
 - Lumpkin had a post office and railroad service
 
Omaha (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Cottonton
 - Omaha had a post office and railroad service
 
Orletta (GA)   (Stewart County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Orletta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cottonton
 - Orletta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oswichee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Oswichee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and railroad service
 
Tullis   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cottonton
 - Tullis had railroad service and no post office
 
Union (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Cottonton
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Union 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 Cottonton, 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 starts in Cottonton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cottonton) 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 Cottonton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cottonton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottonton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1468, Longitude: -85.0738     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cottonton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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