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

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Boyce   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the South (S) from Fairfax Heights
 - Boyce had railroad service and no post office
 
Boynton (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairfax Heights
 - Boynton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 29,100 people (with 180,557 people in 2018)
 - Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
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Daisy   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 370 people
 - Daisy had a post office and railroad service
 
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Eagle Cliff (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Eagle Cliff had a post office and railroad service
 
East Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairfax Heights
 - East Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
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Fairmount   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Fairmount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falling Water   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Fairfax Heights
 - Falling Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flintstone (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Flintstone had a post office and railroad service
 
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Gerber (GA)   (Walker County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gerber was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Gerber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graysville (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Graysville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Harrison   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hixson   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairfax Heights
 - Hixson had railroad service and no post office
 
Hooker (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Hooker had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Igous Ferry   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairfax Heights
 - Igous Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Jersey   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfax Heights
 - Jersey had a post office and railroad service
 
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Kings Point   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfax Heights
 - Kings Point had a post office and railroad service
 
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Lookout Mountain   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 66 people (with 1,866 people in 2018)
 - Lookout Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
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Melville   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairfax Heights
 - Melville had railroad service and no post office
 
Moons (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Moons had railroad service and no post office
 
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Ooltewah   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 687 people in 2010)
 - Ooltewah had a post office and railroad service
 
Orchard Knob   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Fairfax Heights
 - Orchard Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Red Bank   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Fairfax Heights
 - Red Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridgedale   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people
 - Ridgedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rossville (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Fairfax Heights
 - Rossville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Saint Elmo   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,577 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Soddy   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,173 people
 - Soddy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanley   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Fairfax Heights
 - Stanley had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Tyner   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairfax Heights
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Tyner had a post office and railroad service
 
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Wauhatchie   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairfax Heights
 - Wauhatchie had a post office and railroad service
 
Wildwood (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairfax Heights
 - 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 Fairfax 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Fairfax Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairfax Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfax Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1095, Longitude: -85.2641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairfax Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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