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1890 Communities Near Ranburne ...

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

Abernathy   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Abernathy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burwell (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ranburne
 - Burwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ranburne
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ranburne
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooper (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Ranburne
 - Hooper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ranburne
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ranburne
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ranburne
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mabry (GA)   (Carroll County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mabry was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ranburne
 - Mabry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mandeville (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ranburne
 - Mandeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Ranburne
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ranburne
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ranburne
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ranburne
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plowshare (GA)   (Carroll County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Plowshare was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ranburne
 - Plowshare had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ranburne
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roopville (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 123 people (with 225 people in 2015)
 - Roopville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Ranburne
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallapoosa (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 1,699 people (with 3,171 people in 2015)
 - Tallapoosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Victory (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Victory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ranburne
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 518 people in 2015)
 - Waco had a post office and railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Ranburne
 - Waldrep 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 Ranburne, 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Ranburne. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ranburne) 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 Ranburne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ranburne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ranburne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5259, Longitude: -85.3390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ranburne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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