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1890 Communities Near Fairfield ...

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

Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfield
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Spring   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Camp Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairfield
 - Camp Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairfield
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairfield
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairfield
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairfield
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairfield
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairfield
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairfield
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Landersville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Landersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfield
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moulton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 426 people (with 3,337 people in 2015)
 - Moulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairfield
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Fairfield
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Fairfield
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairfield
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Fairfield
 - Upshaw had a post office and no 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 Fairfield, 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 that stretches from Fairfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4743, Longitude: -87.1931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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