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1890 Communities Near Altizer ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Altizer had a population of 26 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Arnoldsburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Arnoldsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beech   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Beech had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Big Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbend   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Bigbend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creston   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Creston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantsville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 278 people (with 531 people in 2017)
 - Grantsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henrietta   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Altizer
 - Henrietta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hur   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Altizer
 - Hur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millard   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Millard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnora   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Minnora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Altizer
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Normantown   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Normantown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oka   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Altizer
 - Oka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pink   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Pink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Altizer
 - Richardson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rocksdale   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Rocksdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxalana   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Altizer
 - Roxalana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schilling   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Altizer
 - Schilling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spencer   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 431 people (with 2,111 people in 2017)
 - Spencer had a post office and railroad service
 
Staten   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Altizer
 - Staten had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stumptown   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Altizer
 - Stumptown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triplett   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Altizer
 - Triplett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Altizer
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Pine   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Altizer
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - White Pine 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 Altizer, 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 that stretches from Altizer. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altizer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altizer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8273, Longitude: -81.1479     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altizer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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