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1890 Communities Near Fowler Spring ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fowler Spring
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Fowler Spring
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fowler Spring
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fowler Spring
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fowler Spring
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fowler Spring
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fowler Spring
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fowler Spring
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Fowler Spring
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Fowler Spring
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fowler Spring
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fowler Spring
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fowler Spring
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fowler Spring
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Fowler Spring
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fowler Spring
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fowler Spring
 - Wynnville 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 Fowler Spring, 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 that starts in Fowler Spring. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fowler Spring) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fowler Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0340, Longitude: -86.5872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fowler Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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