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1890 Communities Near Ferncliff ...

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

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ferncliff
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ferncliff
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ferncliff
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Ferncliff
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Ferncliff
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Ferncliff
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Ferncliff
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ferncliff
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Ferncliff
 - Luttrell 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ferncliff
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ferncliff
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ferncliff
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ferncliff
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ferncliff
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ferncliff
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Ferncliff
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ferncliff
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Ferncliff
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Ferncliff
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ferncliff
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ferncliff
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ferncliff
 - 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 Ferncliff, 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 begins in Ferncliff. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ferncliff) 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 Ferncliff. 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 Ferncliff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferncliff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6195, Longitude: -85.9680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ferncliff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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