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1890 Communities Near Hokes Bluff ...

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 Hokes Bluff had a population of 42 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Hokes Bluff had a population of 4,301 people.

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Hokes Bluff
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hokes Bluff
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Hokes Bluff
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Hokes Bluff
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hokes Bluff
 - Merrellton 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 North (N) from Hokes Bluff
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hokes Bluff
 - Reaves 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hokes Bluff
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Hokes Bluff
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Hokes Bluff
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hokes Bluff
 - Upton 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 Hokes Bluff, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Hokes Bluff. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hokes Bluff) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hokes Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hokes Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hokes Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9899, Longitude: -85.8644     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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