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1890 Communities Near Allsboro ...

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

Altitude (MS)   (Prentiss County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the West (W) from Allsboro
 - Altitude had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Belmont (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 2,039 people in 2015)
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Allsboro
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnsville (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 932 people in 2015)
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Burton (MS)   (Prentiss County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Burton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Allsboro
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Allsboro
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Good Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Allsboro
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Allsboro
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Allsboro
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 1,019 people (with 3,001 people in 2015)
 - Iuka had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacinto (MS)   (Alcorn County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Jacinto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Margerum   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Margerum had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Allsboro
 - Maud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Allsboro
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Allsboro
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Allsboro
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Allsboro
 - Riverton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Allsboro
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Allsboro
 - Short had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Allsboro
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Allsboro
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Waterloo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Allsboro
 - Wright had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Allsboro, 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 begins in Allsboro. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allsboro) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allsboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6943, Longitude: -88.1103     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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