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1890 Communities Near Keener ...

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, Keener had railroad service and no post office.

Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Keener
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Keener
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Keener
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Keener
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Keener
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Keener
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Keener
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Keener
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Keener
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Keener
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Keener
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Keener
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Keener
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Keener
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Keener
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Keener
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Keener
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Keener
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Keener
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Keener
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Keener
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Keener
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Keener
 - Yancy 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 Keener, 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 Keener. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keener) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keener. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1562, Longitude: -85.9511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Keener have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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