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1890 Communities Near Lakewood Heights ...

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

Acton (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Acton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Lakewood Heights
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Bayard had no post office or railroad service
 
Cataula (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Cataula had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbus (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 17,303 people (with 200,579 people in 2015)
 - Columbus had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottage Mills (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cottage Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Cottage Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crawford   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lakewood Heights
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eelbeck (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Eelbeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellerslie (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Ellerslie had a post office and railroad service
 
Esquiline (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Esquiline was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Esquiline had railroad service and no post office
 
Flat Rock (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Flat Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Mitchell   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Fort Mitchell had a post office and railroad service
 
Fortson (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Fortson had a post office and railroad service
 
Girard   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 815 people
 - Girard had a post office and railroad service
 
Hyram   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lakewood Heights
 - Hyram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladonia   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lakewood Heights
 - Ladonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lakewood Heights
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Midland had a post office and railroad service
 
Mountain Hill (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mountain Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry Grove (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mulberry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscogee (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Muscogee had railroad service and no post office
 
Ochillee (GA)   (Chattahoochee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lakewood Heights
 - Ochillee had a post office and railroad service
 
Oswichee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Oswichee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Schatulga (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Lakewood Heights
 - Schatulga had railroad service and no post office
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lakewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,300 people in 2015)
 - Smith's Station 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 Lakewood Heights, 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 starting in Lakewood Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lakewood Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakewood Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4976, Longitude: -85.0285     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakewood Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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