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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East (E) from McCartys Ferry
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from McCartys Ferry
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,323 people in 2016)
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2016)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,014 people in 2016)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from McCartys Ferry
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCartys Ferry
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McCartys Ferry
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Porter 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from McCartys Ferry
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from McCartys Ferry
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McCartys Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McCartys Ferry
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McCartys 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 McCartys 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from McCartys Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McCartys Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCartys Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5832, Longitude: -87.1322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McCartys Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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