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1890 Communities Near Evansville ...

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

Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Evansville
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Evansville
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Evansville
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Evansville
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Evansville
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Evansville
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Evansville
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houston (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
LaGrange (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 3,090 people (with 30,695 people in 2015)
 - LaGrange had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Evansville
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owensbyville (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Owensbyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Evansville
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Evansville
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Evansville
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Evansville
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitfield (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Evansville
 - Whitfield had railroad service and no post office

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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 Evansville, 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 Evansville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Evansville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Evansville. 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 Evansville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Evansville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0662, Longitude: -85.2241     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Evansville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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