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1890 Communities Near Savannah Ford ...

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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Savannah Ford
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belew   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Savannah Ford
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Busby (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Savannah Ford
 - Busby had railroad service and no post office
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Savannah Ford
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Savannah Ford
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Iron City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Savannah Ford
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Knob Creek (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Savannah Ford
 - Knob Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Light (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Light was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Savannah Ford
 - Light had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loretto (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Loretto had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Savannah Ford
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Moon (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Savannah Ford
 - Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinkney (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Savannah Ford
 - Pinkney had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Valley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Savannah Ford
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Savannah Ford
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayland Springs (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people
 - Wayland Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Savannah Ford
 - Webster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westpoint (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Savannah Ford
 - 1895 population of 169 people
 - Westpoint had a post office and railroad service
 
Whittens Stand (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whittens Stand was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Savannah Ford
 - Whittens Stand 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 Savannah Ford, 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 starting from Savannah Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Savannah Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Savannah Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9884, Longitude: -87.5845     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Savannah Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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