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1890 Communities Near Bluff Springs ...

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

Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Bluff Springs
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bluff Springs
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bluff Springs
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Springs
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Bluff Springs
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Springs
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Bluff Springs
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luverne   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 2,834 people in 2015)
 - Luverne had a post office and railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Springs
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bluff Springs
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bluff Springs
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bluff Springs
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rutledge   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 459 people in 2015)
 - Rutledge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bluff Springs
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Bluff Springs
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bluff Springs
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Springs
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bluff Springs
 - Wingard 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 Springs, 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 starts in Bluff Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bluff Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5710, Longitude: -86.0672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bluff Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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