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Do you know of Apple Blossom ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Apple Blossom. 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 Apple Blossom.

Unfortunately, we didn't note our source when we found mention of Apple Blossom, so we are uncertain whether Apple Blossom is a community, a post office or a post office located in a community and having the same name. While we don't have its location, we believe that Apple Blossom would be found somewhere in Providence County, Rhode Island.

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.

Communities Also Named Apple Blossom ...

We found one communities that share the name Apple Blossom.

Within Rhode Island, the name Apple Blossom is unique.

Beyond Rhode Island, there is another community also named Apple Blossom in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Butts County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Apple Blossom [Butts County].

More Orphans in  Providence County ...

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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 Providence County.

Abbott Run Valley 
AdamsdaleKettle Point
Bay ViewLake Bel Air
Beverage Hill 
Bowdish LakeMount Pleasant
Boyden HeightsMount Vernon Camp
BrownOak Lawn
Bullocks PointOlnevy
 Olney Arnold Estates
Cherry Valley BeachPawtuxet
Crescent ParkPerrins
Cumberland MillsPlainville
 Pleasant View
Durfee Hill 
 Rice Plat
East Providence Wharf 
Echo LakeSilver Hook
Eden ParkSilver Lake
EnfieldSmith Hill
 South Providence
FairmountSouth Woodlawn
FinastSpring Lake Beach
Foster CenterSquantum
Fox Point 
GraystoneWashington Park
 Watchmocket Square
Harbor Junction WharfWaterman Four Corners
Harbor JunctionWayland Station
HarrisWest Scituate
HowardWestcott Beach
 Weybosset Hill
India Point 

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Apple Blossom could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.


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