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1890 Communities Near Lawson Ford ...

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

Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Lawson Ford
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lawson Ford
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lawson Ford
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lawson Ford
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Lawson Ford
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lawson Ford
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Lawson Ford
 - Dawson 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 Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lawson Ford
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lawson Ford
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lawson Ford
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Lawson Ford
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lebanon   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lawson Ford
 - 1895 population of 135 people
 - Lebanon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lawson Ford
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luna   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Luna was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawson Ford
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lawson Ford
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lawson Ford
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lawson Ford
 - Musgrove 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lawson Ford
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lawson Ford
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lawson Ford
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lawson Ford
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lawson Ford
 - Skirum 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lawson Ford
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lawson Ford
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lawson Ford
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lawson Ford
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Lawson Ford
 - Wills 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 Lawson Ford, 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 'point-to-point' distance from Lawson Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lawson Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawson Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4045, Longitude: -85.9144     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lawson Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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