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Do you know of Affonee ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Affonee. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Affonee.

Our sources for Affonee (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Affonee other than they indicate that Affonee would be found somewhere in Bibb County, Alabama.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1881 and closed  in 1903.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Affonee ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Affonee:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Affonee - Services available: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

More Orphans in  Bibb County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Bibb County.

Big SpringsLopez
  
CadleMars
CentervilleMcCulley Hill
Cottongin 
 New Marrs
Daley's 
DataRiver Bend
 Riverbend
Edward's Furnace 
 Six Mile
FrostSlick
FurnaceStotesville
  
HargroveWillford
  

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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