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1890 Communities Near Lovan ...

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>


Lovan itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Axle   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lovan
 - Axle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnt Corn   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Burnt Corn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lovan
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lovan
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Lovan
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finchburg   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Finchburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lovan
 - Finchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroeville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 6,110 people in 2015)
 - Monroeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - natchez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lovan
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Apple   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 126 people in 2015)
 - Pine Apple had a post office and railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Lovan
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Lovan
 - Riley had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Ridge   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While River Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - River Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lovan
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skinnerton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lovan
 - Skinnerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lovan
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkestan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Turkestan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lovan
 - Turkestan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Lovan
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull 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 Lovan, 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 beginning in Lovan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lovan) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lovan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7277, Longitude: -87.2606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lovan have been estimated.

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