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Dry Creek Estates, Tennessee

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Our Genealogy Helper for Dry Creek Estates ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Dry Creek Estates (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Dry Creek Estates. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Dry Creek Estates ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Dry Creek Estates.

  • Typical abbreviation for Dry Creek Estates: Dry Crk. Ests. (or less commonly used: Dry Ck. Ests. or Dry Cr. Ests.)

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Dry Creek Estates is located in Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Jackson (AL), Madison (AL), Coffee, Grundy, Lincoln, Marion & Moore.

Below are the counties that are near Dry Creek Estates. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Dry Creek Estates:

Franklin     (The home county for Dry Creek Estates)
  Winchester   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Decherd   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Winchester Springs   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Liberty   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Estill Springs   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Cowan   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Greenhaw   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Garner Ford   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Sal City   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Beans Creek   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Saint Marys   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Huntland   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Sewanee   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Raus   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Cascade Hollow   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Normandy   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Wartrace   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Shelbyville   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Bell Buckle   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Anchor Mill - Historic   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Whitaker   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Palmetto   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Vannatta   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Unionville   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hollow Springs   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Southgate Park   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Tullahoma   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Ruthledge Ford   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Homaway Village   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Royal Oaks   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Manchester   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Forest Mill   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  New Union   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Winton Town   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Wheelerton   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Trigg   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Pelham   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Sartain Springs   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Tracy City   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Lankford Town   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  White City   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Coalmont   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Altamont   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Gruetli   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Gruetli-Laager   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Beersheba Springs   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Palmer   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Gattistown   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Flintville   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Corder Crossroads   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Clarks Ferry   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Belleville   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Elk Mill Village   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Fayetteville   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Park City Heights   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Park City   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Petersburg   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Pearl City   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Boonshill   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Dellrose   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Orme   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Richard City   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  South Pittsburg   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Kimball   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Jasper   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  New Hope   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Whitwell   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Powells Crossroads   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Condra   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Delina   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Oak Hill   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Orrs   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lewisburg   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Lynchburg   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Plainview   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Cartwright   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Viola   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Morrison   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Smyrna   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Centertown   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  McMinnville   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jackson (AL)
  Greerton (AL) - Historic   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Estillfork (AL)   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hytop (AL)   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Beachboro (AL) - Historic   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Princeton (AL)   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Skyline (AL)   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony (AL) - Historic   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hollytree (AL)   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Copenhagen (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Bridgeport (AL)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Browns Valley (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  New Town (AL)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Stevenson (AL)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison (AL)
  Hillsboro (AL)   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  New Market (AL)   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Hazel Green (AL)   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Moore's Mill (AL)   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Meridianville (AL)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Brownsboro (AL)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Country Village (AL)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Ryland (AL)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Mercury (AL)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Gurley (AL)   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Normal (AL)   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lincoln (AL)   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Toney (AL)   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dade (GA)
  Cole City (GA)   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Dry Creek Estates, see our County-by-County Page for Dry Creek Estates.

Newspapers Published in Dry Creek Estates ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 74 newspapers that have been published in the area around Dry Creek Estates.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Dry Creek Estates, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Dry Creek Estates.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Dry Creek Estates:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bedford County:     Cyndi's



Cannon County:     Cyndi's



Coffee County:     Cyndi's



Giles County:     Cyndi's



Grundy County:     Cyndi's



Lincoln County:     Cyndi's



Marion County:     Cyndi's



Marshall County:     Cyndi's



Moore County:     Cyndi's



Rutherford County:     Cyndi's



Sequatchie County:     Cyndi's



Warren County:     Cyndi's



Jackson County (AL):     Cyndi's



Madison County (AL):     Cyndi's



Dade County (GA):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Franklin County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Franklin County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Tennessee
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Cemeteries Near Dry Creek Estates ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Dry Creek Estates.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Dry Creek Estates covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Coutta Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Denson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Winchester City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NE Sharp Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Finch Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Shasteen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Farris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Decherd Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Memorial Park   [Map]     
  E Wallis - Estill - Hayden - March Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Sharp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Donaldson - Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Woods Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Kaserman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lance Cemetery   [Map]     
  E County Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McCollum Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Darwin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Decherd City Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Decherd Negro Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Winchester Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Embry - Decherd Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hart Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Acklen Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Pauper Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Miescher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Belvidere Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Farris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Owens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NE Asia Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hendon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Corn Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Clemmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Poe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Little Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fanning Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Scivally - Green Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Tarrant Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Arledge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Holder Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Holder Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW New Awalt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW New Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Goshen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Francis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Steele Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lynch Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Estill Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cook Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kitchens Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Macon Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  N Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sherrod - Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McIlheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McLlheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Stevens Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Austell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Delzell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bass Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bostick Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Perkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Gossage Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Old Grays Mill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Beth Page Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Old Bethpage Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Simpson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Murrell Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Old stovall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bridges Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Noah Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mullikin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bass Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McKelvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Champion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Buckner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Womack Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Braton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Holland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Finney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Duncans Stagecoach Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Paynes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Majors Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Browington Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Marble Plains Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Kitchens Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Limbaugh Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Vanzandt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Maxwell Community Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Polly Crockett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Keith Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Keith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Holder Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Oliver Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Simp West Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE West Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Farris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Brakefield Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Herriford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Featherston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Herriford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Prairie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Buckner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Featherston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Roe Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pennington Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Chastain Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Awalt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Shasteen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Beech Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Travis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gregory Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Vanzant Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Vanzant Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Wakefield Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lexie Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Syler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Eskridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Old Beans Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Moseley - Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Trigg Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Holt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Posey Field Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Swann Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Partin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Fields Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Elder Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pylant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McKnight Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Majors Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hawkersmith Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bean Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Travis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bean Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Gonder Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Patrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Callaway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Needmore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Watson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Motlow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Posey Field Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gass Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Marlow Field Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ives Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sewell - Bowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Swann Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE B.F. Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Watson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Gum Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mangum Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ridgeville Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cobble Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Tipps Cemetery   [Map]     

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've 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. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Dry Creek Estates in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Dry Creek Estates.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Dry Creek Estates, with the one closest to Dry Creek Estates listed first.

Winchester   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,313 people (with 8,715 people in 2018)
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
Belvidere   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Belvidere had a post office and railroad service
Decherd   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 725 people (with 2,381 people in 2018)
 - Decherd had a post office and railroad service
Estill Springs   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 149 people (with 2,028 people in 2018)
 - Estill Springs had a post office and railroad service
Cowan   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 624 people (with 1,665 people in 2018)
 - Cowan had a post office and railroad service
Awalt - Historic   [Map]
 - While Awalt was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Awalt had a post office and no railroad service
Maxwell   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dry Creek Estates
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
Lexie   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dry Creek Estates
 - Lexie had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Dry Creek Estates. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Dry Creek Estates in the 1890's.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dry Creek Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Creek Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1906, Longitude: -86.1430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dry Creek Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>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 Dry Creek Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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