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1890 Communities Near Fabius ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Fabius had a post office and no railroad service.

Anderson (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fabius
 - Anderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeport   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 2,355 people in 2015)
 - Bridgeport had a post office and railroad service
 
Cole City (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 750 people
 - Cole City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fabius
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Fabius
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fabius
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fabius
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fabius
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fabius
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fabius
 - Kaolin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kirby Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Fabius
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Island   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fabius
 - Long Island had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Fabius
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Fabius
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narrows   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narrows was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fabius
 - Narrows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Fabius
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shellmound (TN)   (Marion County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Shellmound was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Shellmound had a post office and railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Fabius
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Pittsburg (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 1,479 people
 - South Pittsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fabius
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fabius
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 2,238 people in 2015)
 - Trenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fabius
 - Wannville 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 Fabius, 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 from Fabius. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fabius) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fabius. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8109, Longitude: -85.7775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fabius have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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