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Bobo, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Bobo ...

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

Blanche (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Blanche had railroad service and no post office
 
Bryson (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bobo
 - Bryson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camargo (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Camargo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bobo
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bobo
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cluttsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Bobo
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellrose (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bobo
 - Dellrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bobo
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkton (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Bobo
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fisk   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Bobo
 - Fisk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladstone   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bobo
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goshen (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Goshen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bobo
 - Goshen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jeff   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Bobo
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Bobo
 - Key's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 295 people
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison Crossroads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Millville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Molino (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 148 people
 - Molino had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bobo
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bobo
 - Wooley Springs 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 Bobo, 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 Bobo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bobo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bobo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9623, Longitude: -86.7253     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bobo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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