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1890 Communities Near Cobbs Quarters ...

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

Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Cahaba   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cahaba was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Cahaba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Cobbs Quarters
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cobbs Quarters
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Tilden 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 Cobbs Quarters, 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 stretches from Cobbs Quarters. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cobbs Quarters) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cobbs Quarters. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2140, Longitude: -87.3531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cobbs Quarters have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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