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1890 Communities Near Bruceville ...

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

Aberfoil   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Aberfoil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Bruceville
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bruceville
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bruceville
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Davis   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bruceville
 - Fort Davis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hector   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bruceville
 - Hector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bruceville
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bruceville
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Meadville   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Bruceville
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bruceville
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bruceville
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bruceville
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bruceville
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suspension   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Suspension had a post office and railroad service
 
Thompson   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Thompson had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Notch   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Three Notch had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Springs   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bruceville
 - 1895 population of 2,049 people (with 3,919 people in 2015)
 - Union Springs had a post office and 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 Bruceville, 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 starting in Bruceville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bruceville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruceville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0979, Longitude: -85.8483     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bruceville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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