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1890 Communities Near Cleveland ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Cleveland
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Cleveland
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cleveland
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cleveland
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Cleveland
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Cleveland
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cleveland
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cleveland
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Cleveland
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cleveland
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Cleveland
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cleveland
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Cleveland
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cleveland
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cleveland
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service

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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 Cleveland, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Cleveland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cleveland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cleveland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6896, Longitude: -87.6497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cleveland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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