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1890 Communities Near Standing Rock ...

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

Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Standing Rock
 - Chapel Hill 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Standing Rock
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Standing Rock
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Standing Rock
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Standing Rock
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Standing Rock
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Standing Rock
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Standing Rock
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Standing Rock
 - 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 Northeast (NE) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaGrange (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 3,090 people (with 30,695 people in 2015)
 - LaGrange had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Standing Rock
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owensbyville (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Owensbyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Standing Rock
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Standing Rock
 - 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 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Standing Rock
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Standing Rock
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Standing Rock
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Standing Rock
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point 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 Standing Rock, 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 Standing Rock. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Standing Rock) 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 Standing Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Standing Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Standing Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0796, Longitude: -85.2531     [Map].

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