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1890 Communities Near Slocomb ...

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

Ashford   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Slocomb
 - Ashford had a post office and railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Slocomb
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bonifay (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 2,726 people in 2015)
 - Bonifay had a post office and railroad service
 
Campbellton (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 221 people in 2015)
 - Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slocomb
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Slocomb
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slocomb
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Slocomb
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slocomb
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graceville (FL)   (Jackson County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 2,222 people in 2015)
 - Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slocomb
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Slocomb
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slocomb
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Slocomb
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Slocomb
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Slocomb
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slocomb
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slocomb
 - Warwick 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 Slocomb, 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 starts in Slocomb. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Slocomb) 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 Slocomb. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slocomb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slocomb. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1102, Longitude: -85.5953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slocomb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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