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

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Jennings Ferry
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Brush Creek   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Brush Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Evansville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jennings Ferry
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Havana   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Havana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jennings Ferry
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jennings Ferry
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jennings Ferry
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phipps   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jennings Ferry
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jennings Ferry
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jennings Ferry
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jennings Ferry
 - West Greene had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jennings Ferry
 - Whitsitt 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 Jennings 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Jennings Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jennings Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jennings Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8093, Longitude: -87.8139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jennings Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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