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1890 Communities Near Jink ...

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>


Jink itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Jink
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jink
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jink
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jink
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Jink
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Jink
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jink
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jink
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Jink
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Jink
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Jink
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jink
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Jink
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jink
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jink
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jink
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jink
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jink
 - Whiton 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 Jink, 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 starts in Jink. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jink) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jink. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3909, Longitude: -86.1116     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jink have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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