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1890 Communities Near Ringgold ...

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 in 1895, Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South (S) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alpine (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ringgold
 - Alpine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broomtown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Broomtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Springs   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cedar Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cedar Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattoogaville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Chattoogaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterfield   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Ringgold
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ringgold
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ringgold
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Fullerton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ringgold
 - Fullerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ringgold
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ringgold
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holland (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Ringgold
 - Holland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ringgold
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ringgold
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Ringgold
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Lyerly (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ringgold
 - Lyerly had a post office and railroad service
 
Menlo (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ringgold
 - Menlo had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ringgold
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ringgold
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ringgold
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Taliaferro (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Taliaferro was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ringgold
 - Taliaferro had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ringgold
 - Waterhouse 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 Ringgold, 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 beginning in Ringgold. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ringgold) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ringgold. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3340, Longitude: -85.5477     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ringgold have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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