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1890 Communities Near Farill ...

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, Farill had a post office and railroad service.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Farill
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coosa (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Coosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Farill
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Foster Mills (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Farill
 - Foster Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Farill
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Farill
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holland (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Farill
 - Holland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Farill
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lavender (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Farill
 - Lavender had a post office and railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Farill
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Livingston (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Livingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Farill
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Farill
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Farill
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Farill
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oreburg (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Farill
 - Oreburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Farill
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Farill
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Taliaferro (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Taliaferro was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Farill
 - Taliaferro had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Farill
 - Waterhouse 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 Farill, 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 beginning in Farill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Farill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2462, Longitude: -85.4933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Farill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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