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1890 Communities Near Honey Ferry ...

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

Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Honey Ferry
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Honey Ferry
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Honey Ferry
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Honey Ferry
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Honey Ferry
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Honey Ferry
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Honey Ferry
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Honey Ferry
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Honey Ferry
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Honey Ferry
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Honey Ferry
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Honey Ferry
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Honey Ferry
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Honey Ferry
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Honey Ferry
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Honey Ferry
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Honey Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 Honey Ferry, 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 Honey Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Honey Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Honey Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4229, Longitude: -86.3755     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Honey Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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