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

Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,256 people in 2015)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCardney Ferry
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McCardney Ferry
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McCardney Ferry
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Grayton 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from McCardney Ferry
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from McCardney Ferry
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCardney Ferry
 - Littleton 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from McCardney Ferry
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from McCardney Ferry
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCardney Ferry
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Ottery 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCardney Ferry
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from McCardney Ferry
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCardney Ferry
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from McCardney Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney 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 McCardney 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 starting in McCardney Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McCardney Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCardney Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8918, Longitude: -86.0700     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McCardney Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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