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

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hardwick Ferry
 - Waterhouse 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 Hardwick 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 begins in Hardwick Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hardwick Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hardwick Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1795, Longitude: -85.6183     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hardwick Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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