RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Forkland, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Forkland 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Forkland
and the surrounding area.
 
 

1890 Communities Near Forkland ...

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 Forkland had a population of 176 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Forkland had a population of 601 people.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Forkland
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Forkland
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Forkland
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Forkland
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forkland
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forkland
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forkland
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Forkland
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forkland
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Forkland
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forkland
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Forkland
 - Tishabee 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forkland
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forkland
 - Whitsitt had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Alabama

About Greene County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Forkland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Forkland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Forkland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forkland) 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 Forkland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forkland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forkland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6488, Longitude: -87.8671     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forkland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall