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1890 Communities Near Yellow 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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Yellow Bluff had a population of 30 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Yellow Bluff had a population of 177 people.

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Yellow Bluff
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Yellow Bluff
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yellow Bluff
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Yellow Bluff
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Yellow Bluff
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Yellow Bluff
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Yellow Bluff
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Yellow Bluff
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Yellow Bluff
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yellow Bluff
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Yellow Bluff
 - Vineland 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 Yellow 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 from Yellow Bluff. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Yellow Bluff) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Yellow Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yellow Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yellow Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9623, Longitude: -87.4805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yellow Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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