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1890 Communities Near Holland Gin ...

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

Aspen Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Aspen Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blanche (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Blanche had railroad service and no post office
 
Bryson (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Holland Gin
 - Bryson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bunker Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Bunker Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Holland Gin
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Holland Gin
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Holland Gin
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Holland Gin
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Holland Gin
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellrose (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Holland Gin
 - Dellrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Holland Gin
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Holland Gin
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkton (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Holland Gin
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harwell (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Holland Gin
 - Harwell had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Holland Gin
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Millville had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Holland Gin
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Holland Gin
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Holland Gin
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Holland Gin
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Holland Gin
 - Wooley Springs 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 Holland Gin, 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 beginning in Holland Gin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holland Gin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holland Gin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9634, Longitude: -86.8872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Holland Gin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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