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1890 Communities Near Floral Crest ...

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

Ascalon (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Floral Crest
 - Ascalon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeport   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 2,355 people in 2015)
 - Bridgeport had a post office and railroad service
 
Cassandra (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Floral Crest
 - Cassandra had railroad service and no post office
 
Cole City (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 750 people
 - Cole City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooper Heights (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Floral Crest
 - Cooper Heights had a post office and railroad service
 
Eagle Cliff (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floral Crest
 - Eagle Cliff had a post office and railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Floral Crest
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gerber (GA)   (Walker County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gerber was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floral Crest
 - Gerber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henrys (GA)   (Walker County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Henrys was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Floral Crest
 - Henrys had railroad service and no post office
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Floral Crest
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Point (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 55 people
 - High Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Hooker (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Floral Crest
 - Hooker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Floral Crest
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 902 people
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Kimball (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Floral Crest
 - Kimball had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Island   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Floral Crest
 - Long Island had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morganville (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Morganville had a post office and railroad service
 
New England (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - New England had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Shellmound (TN)   (Marion County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Shellmound was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Shellmound had a post office and railroad service
 
South Pittsburg (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 1,479 people
 - South Pittsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Floral Crest
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Floral Crest
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 2,238 people in 2015)
 - Trenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Vulcan (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Floral Crest
 - Vulcan had railroad service and no post office
 
Whiteside (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Floral Crest
 - 1895 population of 533 people
 - Whiteside had a post office and railroad service
 
Wildwood (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Floral Crest
 - Wildwood 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 Floral Crest, 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 Floral Crest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Floral Crest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floral Crest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8737, Longitude: -85.5902     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Floral Crest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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