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1890 Communities Near Rock Mills ...

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 Rock Mills had a population of 385 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rock Mills
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rock Mills
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rock Mills
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Rock Mills
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rock Mills
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklin (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 969 people in 2015)
 - Franklin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rock Mills
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Rock Mills
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Mills
 - 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 North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houston (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owensbyville (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Owensbyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Mills
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Mills
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rock Mills
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Mills
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Rock Mills
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Rock Mills
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rock Mills
 - 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 Rock Mills, 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 from Rock Mills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rock Mills) 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 Rock Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Mills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Mills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1598, Longitude: -85.2874     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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