Bascom is a town in Jackson County, Florida, United States, located five miles south of the Alabama border. The population was 106 at the 2000 census.
The town is named for the famous circuit riding preacher Henry Bidleman Bascom, who became a Congressional chaplain and served as president of Madison Collegeand of Transylvania College before being ordained a Methodist bishop.
Bascom is also the hometown of actress Faye Dunaway.
Location in Jackson County and the state of Florida