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Smiths Ferry, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Smiths Ferry ...

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

Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smiths Ferry
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Binnsville (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Binnsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smiths Ferry
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Smiths Ferry
 - Giles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Smiths Ferry
 - Hamner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smiths Ferry
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smiths Ferry
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smiths Ferry
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paulette (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Paulette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scooba (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 702 people in 2015)
 - Scooba had a post office and railroad service
 
Sucarnoochee (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Sucarnoochee had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smiths Ferry
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smiths Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smiths Ferry
 - West Greene 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 Smiths Ferry, 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 beginning in Smiths Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smiths Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smiths Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8615, Longitude: -88.1614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smiths Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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