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1890 Communities Near Fruithurst ...

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

Abernathy   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Abernathy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dugdown (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fruithurst
 - Dugdown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fruithurst
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooper (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Fruithurst
 - Hooper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fruithurst
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fruithurst
 - Iron City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fruithurst
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Creek (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fruithurst
 - Little Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fruithurst
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fruithurst
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Fruithurst
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Poplar Springs (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fruithurst
 - Poplar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallapoosa (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 1,699 people (with 3,171 people in 2015)
 - Tallapoosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Waco (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 518 people in 2015)
 - Waco had a post office and railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Fruithurst
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Fruithurst, 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 Fruithurst. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fruithurst) 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 Fruithurst. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fruithurst

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fruithurst. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7296, Longitude: -85.4311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fruithurst have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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