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Covin, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Covin ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Covin had railroad service and no post office.

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East (E) from Covin
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Covin
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Covin
 - Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Covin
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Fernbank   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Covin
 - Fernbank had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Covin
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Covin
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Covin
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millport   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 244 people (with 998 people in 2015)
 - Millport had a post office and railroad service
 
Molloy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Covin
 - Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Covin
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Covin
 - Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Covin
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Covin
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Covin
 - 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 Covin, 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 from Covin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Covin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Covin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6901, Longitude: -87.8892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Covin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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