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McKissacks Ferry, Alabama

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

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,620 people in 2015)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arlington (GA)   (Calhoun County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 1,406 people in 2015)
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blakely (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 4,871 people in 2015)
 - Blakely had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluffton (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 298 people (with 101 people in 2015)
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Springs (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cedar Springs had no post office or railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (GA)   (Randolph County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 149 people in 2000)
 - Coleman had a post office and railroad service
 
Damascus (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 238 people in 2015)
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edison (GA)   (Calhoun County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people (with 1,478 people in 2015)
 - Edison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Gaines (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,097 people (with 1,129 people in 2015)
 - Fort Gaines had a post office and railroad service
 
Hardwickburg   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Hardwickburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horns Cross Road (GA)   (Miller County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Horns Cross Road was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Horns Cross Road had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jakin (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Jakin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayhaw (GA)   (Miller County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Mayhaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otho   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 90 people
 - Otho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pecan (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Pecan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorterville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from McKissacks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Shorterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McKissacks Ferry
 - Tidwell 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 McKissacks 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' distance that starts in McKissacks Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McKissacks Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKissacks Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4124, Longitude: -85.0749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McKissacks Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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