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1890 Communities Near Hendrixville ...

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 Hendrixville in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Hendrixville.

Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Hendrixville
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Hendrixville
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hendrixville
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Hendrixville
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hendrixville
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hendrixville
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hendrixville
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hendrixville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hendrixville
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hendrixville
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Hendrixville
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Hendrixville
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hendrixville
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Hendrixville
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Hendrixville
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hendrixville
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hendrixville
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hendrixville
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hendrixville
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Hendrixville
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hendrixville
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hendrixville
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hendrixville
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Hendrixville
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hendrixville
 - Wills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hendrixville
 - Yancy 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 Hendrixville, 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 starting from Hendrixville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hendrixville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hendrixville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2184, Longitude: -85.9494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hendrixville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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