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1890 Communities Near Greerton ...

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>


Greerton itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Anderson (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Greerton
 - Anderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Beans Creek (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Beans Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Belvidere (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Belvidere had a post office and railroad service
 
Elora (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Elora had a post office and railroad service
 
Estillfork   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Estillfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Francisco   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Francisco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollytree   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greerton
 - Hollytree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greerton
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Huntland (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 232 people
 - Huntland 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greerton
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greerton
 - Larkin's Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maxwell (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Greerton
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greerton
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greerton
 - Narrows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Padgett   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Padgett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greerton
 - Padgett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Princeton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Princeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sherwood (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Greerton
 - 1895 population of 256 people
 - Sherwood 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 Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Greerton
 - Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Greerton
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Greerton
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greerton
 - Wannville 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 Greerton, 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 beginning in Greerton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greerton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greerton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greerton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greerton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9284, Longitude: -86.1119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greerton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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