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

Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsboro   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Brownsboro had a post office and 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 Southeast (SE) from Flippo 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Dry Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estillfork   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Estillfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garth   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Garth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Flippo Ford
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenfield   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Flippo Ford
 - Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 788 people in 2015)
 - Gurley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hollytree   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Flippo Ford
 - Hollytree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkin's Fork   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Larkin's Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Flippo Ford
 - Larkin's Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lim Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Flippo Ford
 - Lim Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Flippo Ford
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Flippo Ford
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maysville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Flippo Ford
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Flippo Ford
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Padgett   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Padgett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Flippo Ford
 - Padgett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Princeton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Princeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsboro   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Flippo Ford
 - 1895 population of 959 people (with 14,722 people in 2015)
 - Scottsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Flippo Ford
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Flippo Ford
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Flippo Ford
 - Tupelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Flippo 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 Flippo 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 starting from Flippo Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flippo Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flippo Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7245, Longitude: -86.2530     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flippo Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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