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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,256 people in 2015)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Greensport Ferry
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Greensport Ferry
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greensport Ferry
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Greensport Ferry
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greensport Ferry
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Greensport Ferry
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Greensport Ferry
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greensport Ferry
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greensport Ferry
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Greensport Ferry
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Greensport Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney 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 Greensport 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Greensport Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greensport Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greensport Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8404, Longitude: -86.0672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greensport Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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