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1890 Communities Near Bluff Park ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bluff Park
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Park
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Park
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Park
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bluff Park
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Park
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Park
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Park
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Bluff Park
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Park
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Park
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Park
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bluff Park
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Park
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Park
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Park
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Park
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Bluff Park
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Park
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Park
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bluff Park
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Park
 - 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 Bluff Park, 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 Bluff Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bluff Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4015, Longitude: -86.8561     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bluff Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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