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1890 Communities Near Foust ...

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

Boyce   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Foust
 - Boyce had railroad service and no post office
 
Boynton (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Foust
 - Boynton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Foust
 - 1895 population of 29,100 people (with 180,557 people in 2018)
 - Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
Chickamauga (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Foust
 - Chickamauga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eagle Cliff (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Foust
 - Eagle Cliff had a post office and railroad service
 
East Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Foust
 - East Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
Flintstone (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Foust
 - Flintstone had a post office and railroad service
 
Gerber (GA)   (Walker County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gerber was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Foust
 - Gerber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graysville (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Foust
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Graysville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hixson   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Foust
 - Hixson had railroad service and no post office
 
Hooker (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Foust
 - Hooker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jersey   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Foust
 - Jersey had a post office and railroad service
 
Kings Point   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Foust
 - Kings Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Lookout Mountain   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Foust
 - 1895 population of 66 people (with 1,866 people in 2018)
 - Lookout Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Moons (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Foust
 - Moons had railroad service and no post office
 
Orchard Knob   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Foust
 - Orchard Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Post Oak (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Foust
 - Post Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bank   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Foust
 - Red Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Belt (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Foust
 - Red Belt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridgedale   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Foust
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people
 - Ridgedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rossville (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Foust
 - Rossville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Foust
 - 1895 population of 2,577 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanley   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Foust
 - Stanley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyner   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Foust
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Tyner had a post office and railroad service
 
Wauhatchie   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Foust
 - Wauhatchie had a post office and railroad service
 
Wildwood (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Foust
 - 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 Foust, 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 Foust. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Foust) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foust. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0162, Longitude: -85.2888     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Foust have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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