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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.

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Yancy 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 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Fairview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 34.0918, Longitude: -85.9930     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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