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1890 Communities Near Whites Bluff ...

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

Belknap   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Belknap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berlin   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whites Bluff
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whites Bluff
 - 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 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Cahaba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whites Bluff
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson's   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whites Bluff
 - Dawson's had railroad service and no post office
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whites Bluff
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whites Bluff
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Whites Bluff
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whites Bluff
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Kings   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whites Bluff
 - Kings had railroad service and no post office
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whites Bluff
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whites Bluff
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill Station   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whites Bluff
 - Pleasant Hill Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Whites Bluff
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Selma   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whites Bluff
 - 1895 population of 7,622 people (with 19,519 people in 2015)
 - Selma had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whites Bluff
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Whites Bluff
 - 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 Whites Bluff, 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 in Whites Bluff. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whites Bluff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whites Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2699, Longitude: -87.1819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whites Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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