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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Underwood Ferry
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Underwood Ferry
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Underwood Ferry
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Underwood Ferry
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Underwood Ferry
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Underwood Ferry
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Underwood Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Underwood Ferry
 - Wylam 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 Underwood 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 stretches from Underwood Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Underwood Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Underwood Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6648, Longitude: -87.1575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Underwood Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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