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

Barachias   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burkville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Burkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Catoma   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Catoma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deatsville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2015)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope Hull   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Hope Hull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson's Lake   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Jackson's Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
Manack   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Manack had railroad service and no post office
 
McGehee's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - McGehee's had railroad service and no post office
 
Montgomery   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 21,883 people (with 200,602 people in 2015)
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry's Mill   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike Road   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road had a post office and railroad service
 
Prattville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 724 people (with 35,420 people in 2015)
 - Prattville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robinson Springs   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Robinson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snowdoun   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Snowdoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stone's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Stone's had railroad service and no post office
 
Tharin   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Jacksons Ferry
 - Tharin had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jacksons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka had a post office and 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 Jacksons 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Jacksons Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jacksons Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksons Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4301, Longitude: -86.3119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacksons Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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