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1890 Communities Near Bluff Port Ferry ...

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

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East (E) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Hamner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Port Ferry
 - West Greene 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 Port Ferry, 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 Port Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bluff Port Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff Port Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5982, Longitude: -88.0606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bluff Port Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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