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1890 Communities Near Ider ...

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, Ider had a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Ider had a population of 716 people.

Ascalon (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Ider
 - Ascalon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankhead   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ider
 - Bankhead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ider
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassandra (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ider
 - Cassandra had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 370 people
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordell   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cordell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Ider
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ider
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ider
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ider
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ider
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Ider
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ider
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ider
 - Kaolin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ider
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mentone   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ider
 - Mentone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ider
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Ider
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ider
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Ider
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 2,238 people in 2015)
 - Trenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ider
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 550 people in 2015)
 - Valley Head had a post office and railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ider
 - Wannville 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 Ider, 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 starting in Ider. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ider) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ider. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ider

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ider. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7022, Longitude: -85.6690     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ider have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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