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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.

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Double Springs   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Double Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgil   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinlock   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kinlock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Kinlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pebble   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Pebble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - Upshaw 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 stretches from 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: 34.1409, Longitude: -87.3572     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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