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1890 Communities Near Greensboro ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Greensboro had a population of 1,759 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Greensboro had a population of 2,387 people.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Greensboro
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brush Creek   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Brush Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greensboro
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Greensboro
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greensboro
 - Evansville had railroad service and no post office
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Greensboro
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Greensboro
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Havana   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Havana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Ironville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jericho   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Jericho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Greensboro
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levert   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Greensboro
 - Levert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phipps   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Greensboro
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensboro
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Greensboro
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greensboro
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Greensboro
 - Whitsitt had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Greensboro, 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 beginning in Greensboro. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greensboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greensboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greensboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greensboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7014, Longitude: -87.5951     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greensboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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