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1890 Communities Near Highfalls ...

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 Highfalls had a population of 136 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bonifay (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 2,726 people in 2015)
 - Bonifay had a post office and railroad service
 
Caryville (FL)   (Washington County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 280 people in 2015)
 - Caryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cerrogordo (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Cerrogordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Highfalls
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Highfalls
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Highfalls
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Highfalls
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Highfalls
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graceville (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 2,222 people in 2015)
 - Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Highfalls
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Highfalls
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Highfalls
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Highfalls
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Highfalls
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Highfalls
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Highfalls
 - Warwick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westville (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Highfalls
 - 1895 population of 102 people (with 275 people in 2015)
 - Westville had a post office and 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 Highfalls, 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 Highfalls. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highfalls) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highfalls. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0985, Longitude: -85.7999     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Highfalls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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