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1890 Communities Near Fairford ...

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, Fairford had a post office and no railroad service.

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Fairford
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairford
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairford
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairford
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairford
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairford
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Fairford
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairford
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairford
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairford
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairford
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairford
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairford
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Fairford
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairford
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairford
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Fairford, 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 beginning in Fairford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fairford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1697, Longitude: -88.0630     [Map].

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