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1890 Communities Near Finchburg ...

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>


Finchburg itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Finchburg
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Axle   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Finchburg
 - Axle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barlow Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Barlow Bend had a post office and railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claiborne   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Claiborne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Finchburg
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Finchburg
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Finchburg
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lovan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lovan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Finchburg
 - Lovan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroeville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 6,110 people in 2015)
 - Monroeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natchez   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Finchburg
 - Natchez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Finchburg
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdue Hill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Perdue Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Finchburg
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Ridge   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While River Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - River Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Finchburg
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Finchburg
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Finchburg
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Finchburg
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Finchburg
 - Whatley 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 Finchburg, 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 that begins in Finchburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Finchburg) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Finchburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6427, Longitude: -87.5108     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Finchburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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