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Welcome to Blue Lock ...

So far, we have found very little information about Blue Lock. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Blue Lock to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Blue Lock, please Contact Us.




Blue Lock would have been located within present day Marengo County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Blue Lock is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Blue Lock was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Blue Lock once stood is in the (334) area code.

Communities near Blue Lock ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blue Lock and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cedahoma - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Dayton   [Map]   47   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   6,851   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Griffins - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,936   E   5 miles [8 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   118   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Blue Lock.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blue Lock. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blue Lock. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Lock.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Blue Lock:

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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 Blue Lock, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Lock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Blue Lock. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Lock) 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 Blue Lock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Lock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Lock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2885, Longitude: -87.8897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Lock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blue Lock.

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This page was last modified: 12 Oct 2018
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