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1890 Communities Near Buck Ford ...

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

Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodsonville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dodsonville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buck Ford
 - Dodsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Cove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dry Cove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Buck Ford
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Buck Ford
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Buck Ford
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 788 people in 2015)
 - Gurley had a post office and railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buck Ford
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Buck Ford
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Buck Ford
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Buck Ford
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buck Ford
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buck Ford
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Buck Ford
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buck Ford
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Preston   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Buck Ford
 - Preston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buck Ford
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Buck Ford
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Buck Ford
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville 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 Buck Ford, 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 from Buck Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buck Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buck Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5187, Longitude: -86.3286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buck Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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