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1890 Communities Near Oak Hill ...

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>


Oak Hill itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and railroad service.

Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West (W) from Oak Hill
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Oak Hill
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Hill
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oak Hill
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Oak Hill
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Hill
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Oak Hill
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Hill
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Hill
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Hill
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Hill
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oak Hill
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oak Hill
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oak Hill
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Hill
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oak Hill
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oak Hill
 - Yancy 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 Oak Hill, 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 beginning in Oak Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1118, Longitude: -85.8605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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