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1890 Communities Near Forks of Piney ...

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

Abiff   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forks of Piney
 - Abiff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bold Spring   (Humphreys County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Forks of Piney
 - Bold Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bon Aqua   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Bon Aqua had a post office and railroad service
 
Burns   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 79 people (with 1,445 people in 2018)
 - Burns had a post office and railroad service
 
Centerville   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 498 people (with 3,569 people in 2018)
 - Centerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Charlotte   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 427 people (with 1,519 people in 2018)
 - Charlotte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colesburg   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forks of Piney
 - Colesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickson   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 938 people (with 15,583 people in 2018)
 - Dickson had a post office and railroad service
 
Edgewood   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Forks of Piney
 - Edgewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodrich   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 358 people
 - Goodrich had a post office and railroad service
 
Graham   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Forks of Piney
 - Graham had a post office and railroad service
 
Graytown   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Forks of Piney
 - Graytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron Hill   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forks of Piney
 - Iron Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lick Creek   (Hickman County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lick Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Lick Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Rock Mills   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Little Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lyles   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forks of Piney
 - Lyles had a post office and railroad service
 
McEwen   (Humphreys County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 213 people (with 1,733 people in 2018)
 - McEwen had a post office and railroad service
 
Nunnelly   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Forks of Piney
 - Nunnelly had a post office and railroad service
 
Pinewood   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 304 people
 - Pinewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pomona   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forks of Piney
 - Pomona had railroad service and no post office
 
Pond   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Forks of Piney
 - Pond had railroad service and no post office
 
Rodemer   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Forks of Piney
 - Rodemer had railroad service and no post office
 
Spencers Mill   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Spencers Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvia   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Forks of Piney
 - Sylvia had a post office and railroad service
 
Tennessee City   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Forks of Piney
 - Tennessee City had a post office and railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Forks of Piney
 - Tidwell had railroad service and no post office
 
Vanleer   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Forks of Piney
 - Vanleer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Hickman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Bluff   (Dickson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forks of Piney
 - 1895 population of 316 people (with 3,606 people in 2018)
 - White Bluff had a post office and 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 Forks of Piney, 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 beginning in Forks of Piney. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forks of Piney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forks of Piney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0112, Longitude: -87.4442     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forks of Piney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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