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1890 Communities Near Plant City ...

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

Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South (S) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Plant City
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Plant City
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Plant City
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Plant City
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Plant City
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Plant City
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
LaGrange (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 3,090 people (with 30,695 people in 2015)
 - LaGrange had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Plant City
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Plant City
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Plant City
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Hill (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mountain Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
River View   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Plant City
 - River View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Troup Factory (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Troup Factory was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Troup Factory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Plant City
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitesville (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Whitesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wisdoms Store (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wisdoms Store was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Plant City
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Wisdoms Store 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 Plant City, 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 starting in Plant City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plant City) 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 Plant City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plant City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plant City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8532, Longitude: -85.1908     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plant City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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