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1890 Communities Near Maxwellborn ...

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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Maxwellborn
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Borden Springs   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Maxwellborn
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Maxwellborn
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Maxwellborn
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Maxwellborn
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Maxwellborn
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Maxwellborn
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Maxwellborn
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Maxwellborn
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Maxwellborn
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Level   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Oak Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Maxwellborn
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Maxwellborn
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Maxwellborn
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Maxwellborn
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Maxwellborn
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
White Plains   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Maxwellborn
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - White Plains 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 Maxwellborn, 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 Maxwellborn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Maxwellborn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maxwellborn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8809, Longitude: -85.7169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maxwellborn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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