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1890 Communities Near Faunsdale ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Faunsdale had a population of 211 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Faunsdale had a population of 94 people.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Faunsdale
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Faunsdale
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Faunsdale
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Faunsdale
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Faunsdale
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Faunsdale
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Faunsdale
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Faunsdale
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Faunsdale
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Faunsdale
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Faunsdale
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Faunsdale
 - Whitsitt 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 Faunsdale, 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 beginning in Faunsdale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Faunsdale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Faunsdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Faunsdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faunsdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4580, Longitude: -87.5931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Faunsdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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