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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Denny Ferry
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Denny Ferry
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Denny Ferry
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Denny Ferry
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Denny Ferry
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Denny Ferry
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Denny Ferry
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Denny Ferry
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Denny Ferry
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Denny Ferry
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Denny Ferry
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mellow Valley   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mellow Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Denny Ferry
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Denny Ferry
 - Truett 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Denny Ferry
 - 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 Denny 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Denny Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Denny Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denny Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0737, Longitude: -85.5633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Denny Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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