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Marvyn, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Marvyn ...

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

Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Marvyn
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auburn   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 62,059 people in 2015)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Marvyn
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Marvyn
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crawford   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Marvyn
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creek Stand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Marvyn
 - Creek Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Marvyn
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Mitchell   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Fort Mitchell had a post office and railroad service
 
Girard   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 815 people
 - Girard had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Hill   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Gold Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Guerryton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Guerryton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatchechubbee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Hatchechubbee had a post office and railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hyram   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Marvyn
 - Hyram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladonia   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Marvyn
 - Ladonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Marvyn
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Seale   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Seale had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,300 people in 2015)
 - Smith's Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suspension   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Suspension had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Uchee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Uchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warriorstand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Marvyn
 - 1895 population of 215 people
 - Warriorstand 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 Marvyn, 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 that stretches from Marvyn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Marvyn) 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 Marvyn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marvyn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marvyn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4390, Longitude: -85.3641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marvyn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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