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1890 Communities Near Peavy ...

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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West (W) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Peavy
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Peavy
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Peavy
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peavy
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Peavy
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Peavy
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peavy
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Peavy
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Peavy
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Peavy
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Peavy
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Peavy
 - 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 East (E) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Peavy
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Peavy
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Peavy
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Peavy
 - 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 Peavy, 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' distance that stretches from Peavy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Peavy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peavy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1432, Longitude: -85.4541     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Peavy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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