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1890 Communities Near Fountainrun ...

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 Fountainrun in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Fountainrun.

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fountainrun
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fountainrun
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fountainrun
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cropwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Cropwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Fountainrun
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fountainrun
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harpersville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 1,681 people in 2015)
 - Harpersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fountainrun
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fountainrun
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fountainrun
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Riverside   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fountainrun
 - Riverside had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fountainrun
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fountainrun
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Fountainrun
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fountainrun
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fountainrun
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountainrun. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4993, Longitude: -86.3189     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fountainrun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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