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

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Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East (E) from Williams Ferry
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Williams Ferry
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
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Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williams Ferry
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williams Ferry
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williams Ferry
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
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Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Williams Ferry
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams Ferry
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams Ferry
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Williams Ferry
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams Ferry
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williams Ferry
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Williams Ferry
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams Ferry
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
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Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Williams Ferry
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Williams Ferry
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
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McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williams Ferry
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
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North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williams Ferry
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
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Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williams Ferry
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
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Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Williams Ferry
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Williams Ferry
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams Ferry
 - Powderly 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williams Ferry
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Williams Ferry
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloan   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Williams Ferry
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Williams Ferry
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williams Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams Ferry
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Williams 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 Williams 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 starting from Williams Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williams Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6223, Longitude: -87.1069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williams Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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