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Bascom, FL -- U.S. town in Florida
Population (2000): 106
Housing Units (2000): 49
Land area (2000): 0.236440 sq. miles (0.612376 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.236440 sq. miles (0.612376 sq. km)
FIPS code: 03725
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 30.928769 N, 85.117067 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 32423
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Bascom, FL

Bascom may refer to:

Bascom (VTA)

Bascom is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). The station has a single center platform between two trackways. Bascom is served by the Mountain View–Winchester light rail line.

Bascom (name)

Bascom is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:


  • Bernadette Bascom (born 1962), American R&B singer, actress
  • Earl W. Bascom (1906–1995), American-Canadian artist, inventor, rodeo cowboy, Mormon Bishop
  • Florence Bascom (1862–1945), American geologist
  • George Nicholas Bascom (1837-1862), U.S. Army officer who arrested Chief Cochise, igniting the Apache Wars
  • Henry Bidleman Bascom (1796–1850), American religious leader, Congressional Chaplain, Methodist Bishop
  • John Bascom (1827–1911), American educator, author, President of the University of Wisconsin
  • John L. Bascom (1860-1950), American lawyer, Iowa state legislator
  • John U. Bascom (1925-2013), American surgeon and researcher
  • Kerry Bascom, American retired professional women's basketball player
  • Marion C. Bascom (1925-2012), American religious leader, civil-rights activist
  • Oliver Bascom (1815–1869), American businessman, Erie Canal Commissioner
  • Ruth Bascom (1926-2010), American politician, mayor of Eugene, Oregon
  • Willard Bascom (1916-2000), American engineer, oceanographer, underwater archaeologist
  • William Bascom (1912–1981), American anthropologist, folklorist, ethnologist

Given name:

  • Bascom Sine Deaver (1882-1944), U.S. Federal judge
  • Bascom Sine Deaver, Jr. (born 1930), American physicist, professor
  • Bascom Giles (1900-1993), American, Texas land commissioner
  • Bascom Ray Lakin (1901–1984), American evangelical preacher
  • Bascom Lamar Lunsford (1882–1973), American folklorist, musician, author of song "Good Old Mountain Dew"
  • Bascom Joseph Rowlett (1886-1947), American architect
  • Bascom N. Timmons (1890-1987), American newspaperman
  • John Bascom Crenshaw (1861-1942), American college athletic director, founder of Georgia Tech's lacrosse team
  • Asbury Bascom Davidson (1855-1920), American lawyer, Lt. Governor of Texas
  • Harold Bascom Durham, Jr. (1942-1967), American recipient of the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War
  • Campbell Bascom Slemp (1870–1943), American Congressman, secretary to President Calvin Coolidge
  • Wilford Bascom Smith (1884-1939), American muckraking publisher of Missouri and Texas
  • Henry Bascom Steagall (1873-1843), American politician
  • Lester Bascom Wikoff (1844-1978), American educator, Rotarian
  • John Bascom Wolfe, (1904-1988), American psychologist
  • Ashley Bascom Wright (1841-1897), American politician

Usage examples of "bascom".

Then Bascom Hardy shook the tension loose with a laugh and said, "Didn't mean to start off on the wrong foot.

My name's Bascom Hardy, and I've come t' make a business offer t' you.

The man was bald and aged by sickness, so that he might as easily have been Bascom Hardy's father as brother.

The well that he'd seen also, just downslope of the dwelling, set right there next the trail where Bascom Hardy and his man waited.

Wondered what he would do then, go on like a blame fool till he was soaked and cold, or haul up again and tell Bascom Hardy that he'd failed.

I never done a speck uv good t' airy soul while I was alive—but I'll do this now fer my brother Bascom, ifen he'll only listen.

He didn't reckon Bascom Hardy meant him to follow to see what was in the poke.

Anyhow, Old Nathan's long legs had covered more miles in their time than Bascom Hardy had rode over.

I never done a speck uv good t' airy soul while I was alive—but I'll do this now fer my brother Bascom, ifen he'll only listen.

John Black told about the details given him by the butler in the Bascom home.

Why limit the operation to that one hope, which must be rather forlorn if Mr Bascom has spent a month at it and failed?

But when I got back from my call on Sperling on Thursday afternoon Wolfe had already been busy on the phone, getting Saul Panzer and Fred Durkin and Orrie Gather, and when they came to the office Friday morning for briefing Saul was assigned to a survey of Rony's past, after reading Bascom, and Fred and Orrie were given special instructions for fancy tailing.

But when he felt the wish to fight and kill in the rightful cause of self-defense—he saw the fat, grinning face of Mayor Bascom and heard the drawling voice saying, ".

Then Bascom Hardy shook the tension loose with a laugh and said, Didnt mean to start off on the wrong foot.

I knew about where Tucumcari Mountain lay, a good landmark for old Fort Bascom.