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Five Points, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Five Points ...

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 in 1895, Five Points had a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Five Points had a population of 142 people.

Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Five Points
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Five Points
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Five Points
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Five Points
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Five Points
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Five Points
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Five Points
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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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 Five Points, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Five Points. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Five Points) 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 Five Points. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Five Points

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0173, Longitude: -85.3516     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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