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1890 Communities Near Bassetts Creek ...

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

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Bassetts Creek
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Bassetts Creek
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Bassetts Creek
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Bassetts Creek
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bassetts Creek
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bassetts Creek
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bassetts Creek
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Bassetts Creek
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bassetts Creek
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bassetts Creek
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bassetts Creek
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bassetts Creek
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bassetts Creek
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bassetts Creek
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bassetts Creek
 - Winn 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 Bassetts Creek, 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 Bassetts Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bassetts Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bassetts Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bassetts Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bassetts Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4646, Longitude: -88.0322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bassetts Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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