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1890 Communities Near Cragford ...

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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashland   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 635 people (with 1,983 people in 2015)
 - Ashland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cragford
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Cragford
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cragford
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cragford
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lineville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 234 people (with 2,319 people in 2015)
 - Lineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cragford
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mellow Valley   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mellow Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millerville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cragford
 - Millerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cragford
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cragford
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cragford
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Cragford
 - West had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Cragford
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Cragford, 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' distance that begins in Cragford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cragford) 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 Cragford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cragford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cragford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2509, Longitude: -85.6725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cragford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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