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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>

While we didn't find Five Points in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Five Points.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Evansville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Five Points
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Hamner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Five Points
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Five Points
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Five Points
 - West Greene 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 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 '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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7321, Longitude: -87.9959     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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