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1890 Communities Near Four Winds ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Four Winds
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Four Winds
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Four Winds
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Four Winds
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Four Winds
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Four Winds
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Four Winds
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Four Winds
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Four Winds
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Four Winds
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Four Winds
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 98,332 people in 2015)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Four Winds
 - University had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Four Winds
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Four Winds
 - Yolande 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 Four Winds, 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 from Four Winds. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Four Winds) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Four Winds. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3501, Longitude: -87.5667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Four Winds have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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