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1890 Communities Near Germany Ferry ...

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

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Germany Ferry
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Germany Ferry
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Germany Ferry
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Germany Ferry
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Germany Ferry
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Germany Ferry
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Germany Ferry
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Germany Ferry
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Germany Ferry
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Germany Ferry
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Germany Ferry
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Germany Ferry
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Germany Ferry
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Germany Ferry
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Germany Ferry
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Germany Ferry
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Germany Ferry, 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' distance that stretches from Germany Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Germany Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Germany Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9654, Longitude: -85.6469     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Germany Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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