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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.

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Coal Valley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Jasper   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Townley   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Wiley 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' distance that starts in 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: 33.6029, Longitude: -87.3497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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