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Ewing, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Ewing ...

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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Ewing
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ewing
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ewing
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ewing
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ewing
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ewing
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ewing
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Ewing
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ewing
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Ewing
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ewing
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ewing
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ewing
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ewing
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Ewing
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ewing
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ewing
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Ewing
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Ewing
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ewing
 - Upton 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 Ewing, 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 Ewing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ewing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ewing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9907, Longitude: -85.9058     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ewing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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