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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East (E) from Miller Ferry
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Miller Ferry
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Miller Ferry
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Miller Ferry
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Miller Ferry
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Miller Ferry
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Miller Ferry
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Miller Ferry
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Miller Ferry
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Miller Ferry
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Miller Ferry
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Miller Ferry
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Miller Ferry
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Miller Ferry
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Miller Ferry
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Miller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Miller Ferry
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Miller Ferry
 - Wylam 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 Miller 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 starting from Miller Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Miller Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miller Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6007, Longitude: -87.2300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Miller Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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