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Fowler, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Fowler ...

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

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Fowler
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fowler
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fowler
 - 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 South (S) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fowler
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fowler
 - 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fowler
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fowler
 - Giles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Fowler
 - Hamner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Fowler
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fowler
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Fowler
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fowler
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fowler
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Fowler
 - West Greene 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, 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 starts in Fowler. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fowler) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fowler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7290, Longitude: -88.0620     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fowler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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