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1890 Communities Near Grantley ...

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 in 1895, Grantley had a post office and no railroad service.

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grantley
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grantley
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esom Hill (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grantley
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Grantley
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenway (GA)   (Polk County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greenway was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grantley
 - Greenway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grantley
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Creek (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Grantley
 - Little Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Grantley
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Grantley
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palestine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grantley
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Grantley
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grantley
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Grantley
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Tecumseh   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 287 people
 - Tecumseh had a post office and railroad service
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grantley
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Grantley, 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 from Grantley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grantley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8540, Longitude: -85.5461     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grantley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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