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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Guntersville Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guntersville Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3745, Longitude: -86.2933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Guntersville Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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