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1890 Communities Near High Shoals ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that High Shoals had a population of 76 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Shoals
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from High Shoals
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from High Shoals
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from High Shoals
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from High Shoals
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from High Shoals
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houston (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from High Shoals
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from High Shoals
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from High Shoals
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from High Shoals
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from High Shoals
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from High Shoals
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from High Shoals
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from High Shoals
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from High Shoals
 - West 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 High Shoals, 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 High Shoals. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- High Shoals) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Shoals. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2340, Longitude: -85.3413     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for High Shoals have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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