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1890 Communities Near Jester ...

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 Jester in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Jester.

Acton (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Acton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jester
 - Acton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayard (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bayard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Jester
 - Bayard had no post office or railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jester
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Cataula (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Cataula had a post office and railroad service
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jester
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crawford   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Jester
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Fortson (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jester
 - Fortson had a post office and railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Jester
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 493 people (with 1,158 people in 2015)
 - Hamilton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingsboro (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Jester
 - Kingsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Ladonia   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jester
 - Ladonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Jester
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Jester
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Hill (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mountain Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry Grove (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mulberry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
River View   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Jester
 - River View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,300 people in 2015)
 - Smith's Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitesville (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Whitesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wisdoms Store (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wisdoms Store was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jester
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Wisdoms Store 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 Jester, 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 that stretches from Jester. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jester) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7035, Longitude: -85.1436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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