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1890 Communities Near Blue Ford Landing ...

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

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdido   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Perdido had railroad service and no post office
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Blue Ford Landing
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Blue Ford Landing
 - Wagar had a post office and 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 Blue Ford Landing, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Blue Ford Landing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Ford Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Ford Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1638, Longitude: -87.9733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Ford Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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