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1890 Communities Near Glenville ...

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 Glenville had a population of 282 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Batesville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Batesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottage Mills (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cottage Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glenville
 - Cottage Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creek Stand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Glenville
 - Creek Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Glenville
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eufaula   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 4,394 people (with 12,596 people in 2015)
 - Eufaula had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Mitchell   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Fort Mitchell had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgetown (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 973 people in 2000)
 - Georgetown had a post office and railroad service
 
Guerryton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Guerryton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatchechubbee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Hatchechubbee had a post office and railroad service
 
Hawkinsville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hawkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howe   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Glenville
 - Howe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hyram   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Glenville
 - Hyram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jernigan   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Jernigan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loflin   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glenville
 - Loflin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louvale (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Louvale had a post office and railroad service
 
Midway   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 612 people (with 488 people in 2015)
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Omaha (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Glenville
 - Omaha had a post office and railroad service
 
Orletta (GA)   (Stewart County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Orletta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Glenville
 - Orletta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oswichee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Oswichee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and railroad service
 
Tullis   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Glenville
 - Tullis had railroad service and no post office
 
Uchee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Uchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Glenville
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Union had a post office and railroad service
 
White Oak   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glenville
 - White Oak had railroad service and no post office

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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 Glenville, 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 that begins in Glenville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glenville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1288, Longitude: -85.1769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glenville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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