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1890 Communities Near Glass ...

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

Acton (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Acton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Glass
 - Acton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayard (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bayard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Glass
 - Bayard had no post office or railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Glass
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Glass
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Glass
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Glass
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 493 people (with 1,158 people in 2015)
 - Hamilton had a post office and railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Glass
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Glass
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Glass
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Hill (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mountain Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry Grove (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mulberry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
River View   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Glass
 - River View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,300 people in 2015)
 - Smith's Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitesville (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Whitesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wisdoms Store (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wisdoms Store was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glass
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Wisdoms Store 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 Glass, 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 that begins in Glass. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glass) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glass. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7851, Longitude: -85.1738     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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