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1890 Communities Near Blossburg ...

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 Blossburg had a population of 692 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Blossburg
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Blossburg
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blossburg
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Blossburg
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blossburg
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blossburg
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blossburg
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blossburg
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Blossburg
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robbins Crossroads   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blossburg
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blossburg
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blossburg
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blossburg
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blossburg
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Blossburg
 - Wylam 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 Blossburg, 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 that stretches from Blossburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blossburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blossburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6307, Longitude: -86.9467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blossburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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