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1890 Communities Near Section 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.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Section Ferry in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Section Ferry.

  • Bellefonte [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellefonte
    • Bellefonte [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellefonte have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellefonte
  • Dodsonville [Jackson County] - Historic
    • While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodsonville
    • Dodsonville [Jackson County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
  • Dry Cove [Jackson County] - Historic
    • While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Cove
    • Dry Cove [Jackson County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 58 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
  • Dutton [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutton
    • Dutton [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutton
  • Grove Oak [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Oak
    • Grove Oak [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Section Ferry
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 210 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Oak
  • Hollywood [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
    • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<4>
  • Index [Jackson County] - Historic
    • While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Index
    • Index [Jackson County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Index have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Index had a post office and no railroad service
  • Kyles [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyles
    • Kyles [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kyles have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kyles
  • Continue List ...
    • Langston [Jackson County]
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      • Langston [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 63 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 262 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Langston had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langston<4>
    • Larkinsville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larkinsville
      • Larkinsville [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 216 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larkinsville
    • Lim Rock [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lim Rock
      • Lim Rock [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lim Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lim Rock
    • Luttrell [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luttrell
      • Luttrell [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luttrell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luttrell
    • Mahan [DeKalb County] - Historic
      • While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahan
      • Mahan [DeKalb County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mahan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
    • Maynard Cove [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maynard Cove
      • Maynard Cove [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maynard Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maynard Cove
    • Mid [Marshall County] - Historic
      • While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mid
      • Mid [Marshall County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mid have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mid had a post office and no railroad service
    • Musgrove [DeKalb County] - Historic
      • While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Musgrove
      • Musgrove [DeKalb County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Musgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
    • Pendergrass [Marshall County] - Historic
      • While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendergrass
      • Pendergrass [Marshall County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendergrass have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
    • Pisgah [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisgah
      • Pisgah [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisgah<4>
    • Preston [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Marshall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Preston had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsboro
      • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 959 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<4>
    • Swearengin [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swearengin
      • Swearengin [Marshall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swearengin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swearengin
    • Talley [Jackson County] - Historic
      • While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talley
      • Talley [Jackson County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Talley had a post office and no railroad service
    • Ten Broeck [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ten Broeck
      • Ten Broeck [DeKalb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ten Broeck have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ten Broeck
    • Thirtynine [DeKalb County] - Historic
      • While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thirtynine
      • Thirtynine [DeKalb County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thirtynine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
    • Tupelo [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tupelo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo

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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 Section Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Section Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Section Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6056, Longitude: -86.0122       In this case, the coordinates for Section Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
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