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1890 Communities Near Omaha ...

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 Omaha had a population of 46 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Omaha
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 969 people in 2015)
 - Franklin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Omaha
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Omaha
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Omaha
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Omaha
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Omaha
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Omaha
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Omaha
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Omaha
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Omaha
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Omaha
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Omaha
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Omaha
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Omaha
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Omaha
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Omaha
 - 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 Omaha, 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 Omaha. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Omaha) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Omaha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3026, Longitude: -85.3102     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Omaha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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