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

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawrence Ferry
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Lawrence Ferry
 - Waterhouse 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 Lawrence 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' distance starting from Lawrence Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lawrence Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrence Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2148, Longitude: -85.6111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lawrence Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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