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1890 Communities Near Blue Springs ...

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

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,603 people in 2016)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Springs
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Springs
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Springs
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blue Springs
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,972 people in 2016)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 997 people (with 2,904 people in 2016)
 - Clayton had a post office and railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,470 people in 2016)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Springs
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Springs
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blue Springs
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 477 people in 2016)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Andrew   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mount Andrew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Springs
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,610 people in 2016)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blue Springs
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Springs
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Blue Springs
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
White Oak   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Springs
 - White Oak had railroad service and no post office

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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 Springs, 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 that begins in Blue Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Springs) 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 Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6644, Longitude: -85.5094     [Map].

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