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1890 Communities Near Gonce ...

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

Anderson (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the East (E) from Gonce
 - Anderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Belvidere (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Belvidere had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeport   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 2,355 people in 2015)
 - Bridgeport had a post office and railroad service
 
Comfort (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gonce
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowan (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 624 people
 - Cowan had a post office and railroad service
 
Estillfork   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Estillfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gonce
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Francisco   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Francisco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greerton   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greerton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gonce
 - Greerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ketchall (TN)   (Marion County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ketchall was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gonce
 - Ketchall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimball (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gonce
 - Kimball had a post office and railroad service
 
Kirby Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kirby Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gonce
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkin's Fork   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Larkin's Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gonce
 - Larkin's Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Island   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Gonce
 - Long Island had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxwell (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gonce
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gonce
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narrows   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narrows was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gonce
 - Narrows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewanee (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 428 people (with 2,311 people in 2010)
 - Sewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Sherwood (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 256 people
 - Sherwood had a post office and railroad service
 
South Pittsburg (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 1,479 people
 - South Pittsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunset   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunset was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gonce
 - Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gonce
 - Wannville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winchester (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gonce
 - 1895 population of 1,313 people
 - Winchester had a post office and 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 Gonce, 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 begins in Gonce. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gonce) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gonce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9873, Longitude: -85.9544     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gonce have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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