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1890 Communities Near Bon Secour ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Bon Secour had a post office and no railroad service.

Cantonment (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Bon Secour
 - Cantonment had a post office and railroad service
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bon Secour
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bon Secour
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Gasque   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bon Secour
 - Gasque had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gateswood   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bon Secour
 - Gateswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josephine   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Bon Secour
 - Josephine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Springs   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bon Secour
 - Magnolia Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bon Secour
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millview (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bon Secour
 - 1895 population of 406 people
 - Millview had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bon Secour
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bon Secour
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscogee (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bon Secour
 - Muscogee had railroad service and no post office
 
Perdido Key (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Bon Secour
 - Perdido Key had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bon Secour
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Bon Secour
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swift   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bon Secour
 - Swift had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrington (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East (E) from Bon Secour
 - 1895 population of 1,301 people
 - Warrington 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 Bon Secour, 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' distance that begins in Bon Secour. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bon Secour) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bon Secour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bon Secour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bon Secour. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3155, Longitude: -87.7294     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bon Secour have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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