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1890 Communities Near Wards Mill ...

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

Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wards Mill
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wards Mill
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wards Mill
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wards Mill
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wards Mill
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Wards Mill
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wards Mill
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wards Mill
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wards Mill
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Wards Mill
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Wards Mill
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wards Mill
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Wards Mill
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Wards Mill
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wards Mill
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wards Mill
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wards Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point 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 Wards Mill, 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 Wards Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wards Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wards Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9715, Longitude: -85.3438     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wards Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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