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1890 Communities Near Taylor Ford ...

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

Alpine (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor Ford
 - Alpine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankhead   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor Ford
 - Bankhead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Taylor Ford
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Grove (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 370 people
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chelsea (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Taylor Ford
 - Chelsea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterfield   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor Ford
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordell   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cordell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Taylor Ford
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fairview was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Taylor Ford
 - Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Grover   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor Ford
 - Grover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Taylor Ford
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor Ford
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Taylor Ford
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Taylor Ford
 - Kaolin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Taylor Ford
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Menlo (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Taylor Ford
 - Menlo had a post office and railroad service
 
Mentone   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Taylor Ford
 - Mentone had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Moon   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Moon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor Ford
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Taylor Ford
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starkville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Starkville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor Ford
 - Starkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Taylor Ford
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerville (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 4,452 people in 2015)
 - Summerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Trion (GA)   (Chattooga County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 807 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Trion had railroad service and no post office
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Taylor Ford
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 550 people in 2015)
 - Valley Head 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 Taylor Ford, 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 that begins in Taylor Ford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Taylor Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5868, Longitude: -85.5652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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