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1890 Communities Near Smith's Station ...

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 Smith's Station had a population of 49 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Smith's Station had a population of 5,300 people.

Acton (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Acton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Smith's Station
 - Acton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayard (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bayard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smith's Station
 - Bayard had no post office or railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cataula (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Cataula had a post office and railroad service
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smith's Station
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Columbus (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 17,303 people (with 200,579 people in 2015)
 - Columbus had a post office and railroad service
 
Crawford   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Smith's Station
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esquiline (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Esquiline was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smith's Station
 - Esquiline had railroad service and no post office
 
Flat Rock (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Smith's Station
 - Flat Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Mitchell   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Fort Mitchell had a post office and railroad service
 
Fortson (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smith's Station
 - Fortson had a post office and railroad service
 
Girard   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 815 people
 - Girard had a post office and railroad service
 
Hyram   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smith's Station
 - Hyram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladonia   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smith's Station
 - Ladonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smith's Station
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Smith's Station
 - Midland had a post office and railroad service
 
Mountain Hill (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mountain Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry Grove (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mulberry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscogee (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Smith's Station
 - Muscogee had railroad service and no post office
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
River View   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Smith's Station
 - River View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Schatulga (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Smith's Station
 - Schatulga had railroad service and no post office
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smith's Station
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and 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 Smith's Station, 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 Smith's Station. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smith's Station) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smith's Station. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smith's Station

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith's Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5437, Longitude: -85.1115     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smith's Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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