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1890 Communities Near Whitesboro ...

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

Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitesboro
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Whitesboro
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitesboro
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitesboro
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitesboro
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitesboro
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 1,848 people in 2015)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitesboro
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitesboro
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitesboro
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Whitesboro
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whitesboro
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Whitesboro
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whitesboro
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whitesboro
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitesboro
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitesboro
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitesboro
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitesboro
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whitesboro
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Whitesboro
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Whitesboro
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Apple   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Whitesboro
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitesboro
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Whitesboro
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitesboro
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Whitesboro
 - 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 Whitesboro, 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 Whitesboro. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitesboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whitesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitesboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1636, Longitude: -86.0687     [Map].

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