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1890 Communities Near Yucca ...

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

Anderson (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Yucca
 - Anderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeport   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 2,355 people in 2015)
 - Bridgeport had a post office and railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Yucca
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Yucca
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yucca
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Yucca
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Yucca
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Yucca
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Yucca
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kirby Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Yucca
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Yucca
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Yucca
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yucca
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narrows   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narrows was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Yucca
 - Narrows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Yucca
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yucca
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Yucca
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Yucca
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Yucca
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Yucca
 - Wannville 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 Yucca, 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 from Yucca. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Yucca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yucca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7712, Longitude: -85.8286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yucca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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