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1890 Communities Near Gaylesville ...

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 Gaylesville had a population of 210 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Gaylesville had a population of 144 people.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gaylesville
 - 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 Northeast (NE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gaylesville
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gaylesville
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gaylesville
 - Fullerton 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gaylesville
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gaylesville
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Gaylesville
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Gaylesville
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gaylesville
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gaylesville
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gaylesville
 - Moshat 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Gaylesville
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Gaylesville
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Gaylesville
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and 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 Northeast (NNE) from Gaylesville
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gaylesville
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gaylesville
 - 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 Gaylesville, 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 beginning in Gaylesville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gaylesville) 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 Gaylesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gaylesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gaylesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2680, Longitude: -85.5586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gaylesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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