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1890 Communities Near Sewell ...

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, Sewell had a post office and no railroad service.

Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Sewell
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sewell
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenloch (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Sewell
 - Glenloch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Sewell
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sewell
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sewell
 - 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 Northeast (NE) from Sewell
 - Mabry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sewell
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sewell
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Sewell
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roopville (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 123 people (with 225 people in 2015)
 - Roopville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sewell
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victory (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Victory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Sewell
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Sewell
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sewell
 - 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 Sewell, 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 from Sewell. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sewell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sewell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3898, Longitude: -85.3063     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sewell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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