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1890 Communities Near Fox Fire ...

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

Ball Camp   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Ball Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bank   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bank was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fox Fire
 - Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearden   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fox Fire
 - Bearden had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyd   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fox Fire
 - Boyd had railroad service and no post office
 
Bud   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bud was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Fire
 - Bud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chandler   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fox Fire
 - Chandler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinch River   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clinch River was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Fire
 - Clinch River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clover Hill   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Clover Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cloyd Creek   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cloyd Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fox Fire
 - Cloyd Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 271 people
 - Concord had a post office and railroad service
 
Dante   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fox Fire
 - Dante had a post office and no railroad service
 
Disco   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fox Fire
 - Disco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ebenezer   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Ebenezer had a post office and railroad service
 
Ewing   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ewing was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fox Fire
 - Ewing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fountain City   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fox Fire
 - Fountain City had railroad service and no post office
 
Kiser   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fox Fire
 - Kiser had railroad service and no post office
 
Knoxville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 22,535 people (with 187,500 people in 2018)
 - Knoxville had a post office and railroad service
 
Leedom   (Anderson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Leedom was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fox Fire
 - Leedom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 4,129 people in 2018)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maryville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 1,686 people (with 29,192 people in 2018)
 - Maryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mentor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fox Fire
 - Mentor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notime   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Notime was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fox Fire
 - Notime had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 101 people (with 847 people in 2018)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scarboro   (Anderson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 117 people
 - Scarboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Treeville   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Fox Fire
 - Treeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Unitia   (Loudon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fox Fire
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Unitia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vancouver   (Loudon County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vancouver was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Fox Fire
 - Vancouver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Virtue   (Knox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fox Fire
 - Virtue 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 Fox Fire, 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 from Fox Fire. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fox Fire) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox Fire. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8765, Longitude: -84.0641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fox Fire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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