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1890 Communities Near Lewin ...

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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Lewin
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lewin
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lewin
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewin
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lewin
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Lewin
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lewin
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewin
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Lewin
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Lewin
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Lewin
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Lewin
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewin
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lewin
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lewin
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lewin
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lewin
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Lewin
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Lewin
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Lewin
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewin
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Lewin
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lewin
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lewin
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewin
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0043, Longitude: -86.1139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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