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1890 Communities Near Oyster Bay ...

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

Bon Secour   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oyster Bay
 - Bon Secour had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oyster Bay
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oyster Bay
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Gasque   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oyster Bay
 - Gasque had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josephine   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oyster Bay
 - Josephine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Springs   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oyster Bay
 - Magnolia Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oyster Bay
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millview (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oyster Bay
 - 1895 population of 406 people
 - Millview had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oyster Bay
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oyster Bay
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdido Key (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Oyster Bay
 - Perdido Key had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oyster Bay
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Oyster Bay
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swift   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oyster Bay
 - Swift had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrington (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oyster Bay
 - 1895 population of 1,301 people
 - Warrington 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 Oyster Bay, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Oyster Bay. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oyster Bay) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oyster Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2855, Longitude: -87.7430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oyster Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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