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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Wagnon Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wagnon Ferry
 - Yancy 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 Wagnon 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 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Wagnon Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wagnon Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wagnon Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0648, Longitude: -85.8250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wagnon Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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