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Mims Ferry, Alabama

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

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East (E) from Mims Ferry
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mims Ferry
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mims Ferry
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mims Ferry
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincheon   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mims Ferry
 - Kincheon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Mims Ferry
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Mims Ferry
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mims Ferry
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mims Ferry
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mims Ferry
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Mims Ferry
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mims Ferry
 - Weogufka 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 Mims 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 that stretches from Mims Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mims Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mims Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9529, Longitude: -86.5153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mims Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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