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1890 Communities Near Newell ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Newell had a post office and no railroad service.

Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newell
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christiana   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chulafinnee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Chulafinnee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newell
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Newell
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Newell
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Newell
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Newell
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Newell
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newell
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newell
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Newell
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Newell
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Newell
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victory (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Victory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newell
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newell
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Newell
 - West 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 Newell, 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 begins in Newell. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Newell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4332, Longitude: -85.4336     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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