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1890 Communities Near State Line ...

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

Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from State Line
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from State Line
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bascom (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from State Line
 - Bascom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bonifay (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 2,726 people in 2015)
 - Bonifay had a post office and railroad service
 
Campbellton (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 221 people in 2015)
 - Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Springs (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cedar Springs had no post office or railroad service
 
Chipley (FL)   (Washington County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 3,565 people in 2015)
 - Chipley had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from State Line
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 300 people (with 900 people in 2015)
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from State Line
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from State Line
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graceville (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 2,222 people in 2015)
 - Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenwood (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from State Line
 - Greenwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from State Line
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jakin (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from State Line
 - Jakin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from State Line
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Marianna (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 926 people (with 9,100 people in 2015)
 - Marianna had a post office and railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from State Line
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from State Line
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from State Line
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from State Line
 - Warwick 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 State Line, 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 in State Line. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- State Line) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in State Line. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0010, Longitude: -85.4038     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for State Line have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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