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1890 Communities Near Cobb Town ...

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

Abel   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cobb Town
 - Abel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cobb Town
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cobb Town
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cobb Town
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choccolocco   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 601 people
 - Choccolocco had a post office and railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobb Town
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
De Armanville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - De Armanville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cobb Town
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cobb Town
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Cobb Town
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Cobb Town
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobb Town
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cobb Town
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobb Town
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cobb Town
 - Turner had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Cobb Town, 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 Cobb Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cobb Town) 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 Cobb Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cobb Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cobb Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6411, Longitude: -85.8851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cobb Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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