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1890 Communities Near Yancy ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Yancy had a post office and no railroad service.

Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Yancy
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Yancy
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Yancy
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Yancy
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Yancy
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Yancy
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Yancy
 - 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 South Southwest (SSW) from Yancy
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Yancy
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Yancy
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Yancy
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Yancy
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Yancy
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Yancy
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Yancy
 - Marcus 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yancy
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Yancy
 - Mountainboro 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Yancy
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Yancy
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Yancy
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Yancy
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Yancy
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Yancy
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Yancy
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yancy
 - Upton 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 Yancy, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Yancy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Yancy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yancy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1720, Longitude: -85.9772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yancy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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