RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Bostic, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Bostic 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Bostic
and the surrounding area.
 
 

1890 Communities Near Bostic ...

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

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bostic
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Bostic
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bostic
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bostic
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millport   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 244 people (with 998 people in 2015)
 - Millport had a post office and railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bostic
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Bostic
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bostic
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bostic
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stafford   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bostic
 - Stafford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Bostic
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Alabama

About Pickens County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Bostic, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Bostic. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bostic) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bostic. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3037, Longitude: -87.9495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bostic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall