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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.

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernbank   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Fernbank had a post office and railroad service
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millport   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 244 people (with 998 people in 2015)
 - Millport had a post office and railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stafford   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Stafford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 98,332 people in 2015)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and 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 from Fairview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 33.3787, Longitude: -87.8856     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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