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Fairview, Alabama
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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.

Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North (N) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 519 people in 2015)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Home   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Mountain Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Ripley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Fairview. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 34.5815, Longitude: -86.9725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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