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1890 Communities Near Fourmile ...

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

Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Childersburg   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 777 people (with 5,046 people in 2015)
 - Childersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Fourmile
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fourmile
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Fourmile
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harpersville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 1,681 people in 2015)
 - Harpersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fourmile
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fourmile
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Fourmile
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fourmile
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fourmile
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fourmile
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fourmile
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fourmile
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Fourmile
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fourmile
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fourmile
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Fourmile
 - Zubers 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 Fourmile, 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 starting in Fourmile. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fourmile) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fourmile. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2487, Longitude: -86.5530     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fourmile have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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