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

Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Langston   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 266 people in 2015)
 - Langston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Mud Creek 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from McGuinns Ferry
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Swearengin 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 South (S) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Talley 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McGuinns Ferry
 - Wannville 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 McGuinns 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in McGuinns Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McGuinns Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McGuinns Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6487, Longitude: -85.9611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McGuinns Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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