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1890 Communities Near Edgeworth ...

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>


Edgeworth itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 48 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Arcadia   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Arcadia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bloomingdale   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgeworth
 - Bloomingdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountville   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 224 people (with 3,074 people in 2010)
 - Blountville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluff City   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 662 people (with 1,665 people in 2018)
 - Bluff City had a post office and railroad service
 
Boring   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Edgeworth
 - Boring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Childress   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgeworth
 - Childress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colby   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Colby was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Edgeworth
 - Colby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eden Ridge   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Eden Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Eden Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flourville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Flourville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fordtown   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Fordtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hemlock   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Edgeworth
 - Hemlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hilton   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hilton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Hilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horace   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Horace was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Edgeworth
 - Horace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kendrick Creek   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendrick Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Kendrick Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingsport   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 69 people (with 54,076 people in 2018)
 - Kingsport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawson   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lawson was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Edgeworth
 - Lawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lella   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lella was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Edgeworth
 - Lella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mill Point   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 33 people (with 11,080 people in 2014)
 - Mill Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orebank   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edgeworth
 - Orebank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piney Flats   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Edgeworth
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Piney Flats had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sac   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sac was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Edgeworth
 - Sac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samuel   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Samuel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgeworth
 - Samuel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slaughter   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Slaughter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgeworth
 - Slaughter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumpter   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sumpter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Edgeworth
 - Sumpter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thom   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thom was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Edgeworth
 - Thom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wahoo   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wahoo was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edgeworth
 - Wahoo 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 Edgeworth, 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 'point-to-point' distance from Edgeworth. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edgeworth) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgeworth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5418, Longitude: -82.3929     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edgeworth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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