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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lewis Ferry
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis Ferry
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lewis Ferry
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis Ferry
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Lewis Ferry
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Lewis Ferry
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mercury   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewis Ferry
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lewis Ferry
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis Ferry
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lewis Ferry
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lewis Ferry
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Lewis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Lewis 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 beginning in Lewis Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lewis Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewis Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5668, Longitude: -86.6747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewis Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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