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1890 Communities Near Hooks ...

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

Batesville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Batesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Crawford   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Hooks
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creek Stand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hooks
 - Creek Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Hooks
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eufaula   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 4,394 people (with 12,596 people in 2015)
 - Eufaula had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Mitchell   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Fort Mitchell had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenville   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Glenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guerryton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Guerryton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatchechubbee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Hatchechubbee had a post office and railroad service
 
Hawkinsville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hawkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howe   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hooks
 - Howe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hyram   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Hooks
 - Hyram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jernigan   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Jernigan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loflin   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Hooks
 - Loflin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midway   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 612 people (with 488 people in 2015)
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Omaha (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hooks
 - Omaha had a post office and railroad service
 
Orletta (GA)   (Stewart County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Orletta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Hooks
 - Orletta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oswichee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Oswichee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and railroad service
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suspension   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Suspension had a post office and railroad service
 
Uchee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Uchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Union had a post office and railroad service
 
Warriorstand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hooks
 - 1895 population of 215 people
 - Warriorstand 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 Hooks, 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 Hooks. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hooks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hooks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1918, Longitude: -85.2324     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hooks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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