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

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Stow Ferry
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Stow Ferry
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stow Ferry
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stow Ferry
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Stow Ferry
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stow Ferry
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stow Ferry
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stow Ferry
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stow Ferry
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stow Ferry
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Stow 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 that begins in Stow Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stow Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stow Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9218, Longitude: -85.8700     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stow Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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