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1890 Communities Near Osborn ...

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

Abercrombie   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Abercrombie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Adler   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Osborn
 - Adler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Osborn
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethlehem   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Osborn
 - Bethlehem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixie   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Dixie had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Osborn
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Osborn
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrisburg   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Osborn
 - Harrisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Ironville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jericho   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Jericho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levert   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osborn
 - Levert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maplesville   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 115 people (with 704 people in 2015)
 - Maplesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakmulgee   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Oakmulgee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinetucky   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Pinetucky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plantersville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Plantersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sprott   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Osborn
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Osborn
 - Stanton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerfield   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 383 people
 - Summerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theo   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osborn
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Theo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trio   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Osborn
 - Trio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Osborn
 - Vilula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vine Hill   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Osborn
 - Vine Hill 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 Osborn, 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 begins in Osborn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Osborn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osborn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6837, Longitude: -87.1431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osborn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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