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

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Larkin Ferry
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Larkin Ferry
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Larkin Ferry
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Larkin Ferry
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Larkin Ferry
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Larkin Ferry
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Larkin Ferry
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Larkin Ferry
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Larkin Ferry
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkin Ferry
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Larkin Ferry
 - Mid 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Larkin Ferry
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Larkin Ferry
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Larkin Ferry
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Larkin Ferry
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Larkin Ferry
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Larkin Ferry
 - 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Larkin Ferry
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Larkin Ferry
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Larkin Ferry
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville 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 Larkin 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Larkin Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Larkin Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Larkin Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5654, Longitude: -86.0758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Larkin Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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