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Longview, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Longview ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Longview
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Longview
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Longview
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Longview
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Longview
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Longview
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Longview
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Longview
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Longview
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Longview
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Longview
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Longview
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Longview
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Longview
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Longview
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Longview
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Longview
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Longview
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Longview
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Longview
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Longview
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Longview
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Longview
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Longview
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walter   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Longview
 - Walter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Longview
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2507, Longitude: -86.8861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Longview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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