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Latta, Tennessee

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Our Genealogy Helper for Latta ...

So far, we have found very little information about Latta. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Latta to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Latta, please Contact Us.

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Latta (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Latta. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Latta is historic, it would have been located within present day Maury County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Maury County: Giles, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall & Williamson.

Below are the counties that are near Latta. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Latta:

Maury     (The home county for Latta)
  New Hope   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]<2>
  Hill Town   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Armour Village   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
  Sawdust   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
  New Flys Village   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Columbia   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Graymere Manor   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Chartersville   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Chapel Hill   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Greenfield Bend   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  New Town   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Mount Pleasant   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Palmetto   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Unionville   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Whitaker   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Anchor Mill - Historic   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Vannatta   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Shelbyville   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Kingston Springs   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Pegram   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Bell Town   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Doziers - Historic   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Ashland City   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Tennessee Towne - Historic   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Forest Hills   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Belle Meade   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Green Hills   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Oak Hill   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Whispering Hills   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Berry Hill   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Dog Town - Historic   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Nashville-Davidson   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Nashville   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Rural Hill   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Nashboro Village   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Burns   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  White Bluff   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Dickson   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Water Valley - Historic   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Charlotte   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Tennessee City   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  White Oak Flat   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lynnville   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Olivet   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Weakley   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Trigg   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Wales   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Powell Chapel   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Gordon   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pulaski   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Aymett Town   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Green Field   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Primm Springs   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Graytown   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Bon Aqua Junction   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Wrigley   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Lyles   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Centerville   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Aetna   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Nunnelly   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Hornertown   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Salt Lick   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Whitehouse   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Grandmother Ford   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bethpage   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  McEwen   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Webber City   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Ethridge   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Flatwoods   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Park Grove   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Lawrenceburg   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  New Prospect   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Fall River   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hohenwald   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Voorhies   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Petersburg   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Boonshill   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Chapel Hill   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Lewisburg   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  New Town   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Oak Hill   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Cornersville   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Orrs   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Delina   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lobelville   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Beardstown   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Eagleville   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Concord   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Snell - Historic   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  La Vergne   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Jefferson Pike   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Morrow   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Smyrna   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Colonial Village   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Murfreesboro   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Ashland Ford   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Slickrock Ford   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Spring Hill   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Wilkes - Historic   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Thompson's Station   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Duplex   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Parry   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Fairview   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Loriland   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Franklin   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Peytonsville   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  McEwen - Historic   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Old Town - Historic   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Berrys Chapel Heights   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Latta, see our County-by-County Page for Latta.

Newspapers Published in Latta ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 45 newspapers that have been published in the area around Latta.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Latta, there are papers which were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Latta.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Latta:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Maury County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bedford County:     Cyndi's



Cheatham County:     Cyndi's



Davidson County:     Cyndi's



Dickson County:     Cyndi's



Giles County:     Cyndi's



Hickman County:     Cyndi's



Humphreys County:     Cyndi's



Lawrence County:     Cyndi's



Lewis County:     Cyndi's



Lincoln County:     Cyndi's



Marshall County:     Cyndi's



Perry County:     Cyndi's



Rutherford County:     Cyndi's



Wayne County:     Cyndi's



Williamson County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Maury County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Maury County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Tennessee
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Cemeteries Near Latta ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Latta.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Latta covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Mt. Wesley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Jocobs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wisner Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Knob Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Haywood Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Knob Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Vestal Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brooks Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Witherspoon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Haywood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wisener Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Watson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE West Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dowell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E West Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Santa Fe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Woody Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Gaskill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Harlem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hughes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Timmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cook - Caughron Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Vestal Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fitzgerald Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Brooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Godwin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Tate Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hight Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNW Hight Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Adkison Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Foster Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Voorhies Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hilltown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Fitzgerald Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Andrews Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Erwin Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW McKennon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pollard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Polard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lasting Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Polk Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McKee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Galloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Theta Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Goshen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Alexandria Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Blackburn Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Williamsport Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Foster Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Foster Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Sewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McKennan Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dickey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McKnight Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rail Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Maguire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Meadow Lawn Memorial Garden   [Map]     
  ENE Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Johnson - Oakley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Terrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Blackman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Theta Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gardner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Harbison Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Alexander Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Akin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Finch Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Crosby Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Broom Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Williamsport Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Leftwich Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Aiken Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Foster Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Chrite Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Brady Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Herring Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Johnston Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Neapolis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Alexander Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Burnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Satlerfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Roundtree Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Oakley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Potts Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Charter Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Alderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Lynn Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Cherry Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Cooke Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cross Bridges Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW English Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ashworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Peeler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Dooley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Rose Mont Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Johnsons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Daimwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Shyes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Secrest Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lanton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Litton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Sedberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sedberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kelley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kinderhook Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Brooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Woody Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jones Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Church Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Love Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Strayhorn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Webster Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pillow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Old City Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Todd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Loftin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tankersley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Davis - Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Farris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Voorhies Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sowell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Everett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Holcomb Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bunch Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Brick Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Cheairs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Carlisle Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hanes Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Delk Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Baxter Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW South Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Catheys Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Old Cathey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Greenbrier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cecil Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Walker - Spatswell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bynum - Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Estes Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Kittrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Howard Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Loftin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hardison Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Blanton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE New Town Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Marlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sparkman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Holt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Slaughter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bingham Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dunlan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]     

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've 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. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

While we didn't find Latta in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Latta.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Latta, with the one closest to Latta listed first.

Mowd - Historic   [Map]
 - While Mowd was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Latta
 - Mowd had a post office and no railroad service
Santa Fe   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Latta
 - 1895 population of 269 people
 - Santa Fe had a post office and no railroad service
Ben - Historic   [Map]
 - While Ben was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Latta
 - Ben had a post office and no railroad service
Godwin   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Latta
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Godwin had a post office and railroad service
Theta   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Latta
 - Theta had a post office and no railroad service
Water Valley   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Latta
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Water Valley had a post office and no railroad service
Williamsport   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Latta
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Williamsport had a post office and no railroad service
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Latta
 - 1895 population of 5,370 people (with 39,376 people in 2018)
 - Columbia had a post office and railroad service
Carters Creek   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Latta
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Carters Creek had a post office and railroad service
Fly   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Latta
 - Fly had a post office and no railroad service
Loco - Historic   [Map]
 - While Loco was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Latta
 - Loco had a post office and no railroad service
Ashwood   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Latta
 - Ashwood had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Latta. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Latta in the 1890's.

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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 Latta, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Latta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Latta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7042, Longitude: -87.1014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Latta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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