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1890 Communities Near Ferns Quarter ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Ferns Quarter
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Ferns Quarter
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ferns Quarter
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferns Quarter
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ferns Quarter
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Ferns Quarter
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ferns Quarter
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferns Quarter
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Ferns Quarter
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ferns Quarter
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Ferns Quarter
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ferns Quarter
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ferns Quarter
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Ferns Quarter
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ferns Quarter
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ferns Quarter
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ferns Quarter
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 Ferns Quarter, 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 Ferns Quarter. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ferns Quarter) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ferns Quarter. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ferns Quarter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferns Quarter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4340, Longitude: -86.4033     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ferns Quarter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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