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

Anderson (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Reese Ferry
 - Anderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeport   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 2,337 people in 2016)
 - Bridgeport had a post office and railroad service
 
Cole City (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 750 people
 - Cole City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Reese Ferry
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Reese Ferry
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reese Ferry
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooker (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reese Ferry
 - Hooker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Reese Ferry
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inman (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Inman had a post office and railroad service
 
Jasper (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 902 people (with 3,362 people in 2016)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
Ketchall (TN)   (Marion County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ketchall was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Reese Ferry
 - Ketchall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimball (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Reese Ferry
 - Kimball had a post office and railroad service
 
Kirby Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kirby Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Island   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reese Ferry
 - Long Island had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morganville (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Morganville had a post office and railroad service
 
New England (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - New England had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Sequatchie (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Reese Ferry
 - Sequatchie had a post office and railroad service
 
Shellmound (TN)   (Marion County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Shellmound was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Shellmound had a post office and railroad service
 
South Pittsburg (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,479 people (with 3,097 people in 2016)
 - South Pittsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,977 people in 2016)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Trenton (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 2,255 people in 2016)
 - Trenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Vulcan (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reese Ferry
 - Vulcan had railroad service and no post office
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Reese Ferry
 - Wannville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiteside (TN)   (Marion County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Reese Ferry
 - 1895 population of 533 people
 - Whiteside had a post office and railroad service
 
Wildwood (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Reese Ferry
 - Wildwood 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 Reese 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 beginning in Reese Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reese Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reese Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9256, Longitude: -85.6939     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Reese Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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