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1890 Communities Near Howe ...

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 in 1895, Howe had a post office and no railroad service.

Batesville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Batesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayton   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 997 people (with 2,925 people in 2015)
 - Clayton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Howe
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eufaula   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 4,394 people (with 12,596 people in 2015)
 - Eufaula had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgetown (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 973 people in 2000)
 - Georgetown had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenville   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Glenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchechubbee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Hatchechubbee had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatcher (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Howe
 - Hatcher had railroad service and no post office
 
Hawkinsville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hawkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jernigan   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Jernigan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loflin   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Howe
 - Loflin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lumpkin (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 1,100 people (with 1,093 people in 2015)
 - Lumpkin had a post office and railroad service
 
Midway   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 612 people (with 488 people in 2015)
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Andrew   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mount Andrew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Howe
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Howe
 - 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Howe
 - Orletta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oswichee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Oswichee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and railroad service
 
Springvale (GA)   (Randolph County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Springvale had a post office and railroad service
 
Tullis   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Howe
 - Tullis had railroad service and no post office
 
Union (GA)   (Stewart County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Howe
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Union had a post office and railroad service
 
White Oak   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Howe
 - White Oak had railroad service and no post office

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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 Howe, 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 starting from Howe. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0185, Longitude: -85.1641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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