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1890 Communities Near Mountain Acres ...

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 Mountain Acres in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Mountain Acres.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Acres
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Acres
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mountain Acres
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mountain Acres
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mountain Acres
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Acres
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Mountain Acres
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mountain Acres
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mountain Acres
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Acres
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Mountain Acres
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Mountain Acres
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Acres
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mountain Acres
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mountain Acres
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mountain Acres
 - Waterhouse 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 Mountain Acres, 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 that starts in Mountain Acres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2626, Longitude: -85.5902     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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