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1890 Communities Near Hurley ...

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, Hurley had a post office and no railroad service.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hurley
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hurley
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Hurley
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hurley
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Hurley
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hurley
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hurley
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hurley
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hurley
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hurley
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hurley
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Hurley
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hurley
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hurley
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hurley
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hurley
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hurley
 - Waterhouse 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 Hurley, 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Hurley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hurley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2751, Longitude: -85.6230     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hurley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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