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Fairview, Alabama
(Conecuh County)

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1890 Communities Near Fairview ...

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

Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 5,434 people in 2015)
 - Brewton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnt Corn   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Burnt Corn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroeville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 6,110 people in 2015)
 - Monroeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Range   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Range had a post office and no railroad service
 
Repton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Repton had a post office and railroad service
 
Skinnerton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Skinnerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Starlington   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - Starlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wallace   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Wallace had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4193, Longitude: -87.0053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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