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1890 Communities Near Edgewood Heights ...

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

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Ball Camp   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Ball Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bear was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Bear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearden   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewood Heights
 - Bearden had a post office and railroad service
 
Briceville   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,354 people
 - Briceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - bud had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Clinch River   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clinch River was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Clinch River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,198 people (with 10,028 people in 2018)
 - Clinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Concord   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 271 people
 - Concord had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dante   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Edgewood Heights
 - Dante had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dossett   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Dossett had a post office and railroad service
 
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Ebenezer   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Ebenezer had a post office and railroad service
 
Ethel   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ethel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Ethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fairview   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fairview was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fountain City   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Edgewood Heights
 - Fountain City had railroad service and no post office
 
Frost   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Frost had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Halls Crossroads   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Halls Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heiskell   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Heiskell had railroad service and no post office
 
Hinds Creek   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hinds Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hinds Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Laurel   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Laurel had railroad service and no post office
 
Leedom   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Leedom was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Leedom had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Marlow   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Offutt   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Edgewood Heights
 - Offutt had a post office and railroad service
 
Oliver Springs   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 643 people (with 3,416 people in 2018)
 - Oliver Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
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Panther   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Panther was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Edgewood Heights
 - Panther had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peak   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Edgewood Heights
 - Peak had railroad service and no post office
 
Pedigo   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Edgewood Heights
 - Pedigo had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Robertsville   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Robertsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Scarboro   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 117 people
 - Scarboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Treeville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgewood Heights
 - Treeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Twinville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Edgewood Heights
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Twinville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Windrock   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgewood Heights
 - Windrock 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 Edgewood Heights, 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' distance starting in Edgewood Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Edgewood Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgewood Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0401, Longitude: -84.1374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edgewood Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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