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Monte Vista, Alabama
(Etowah County)

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1890 Communities Near Monte Vista ...

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

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Monte Vista
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Monte Vista
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Monte Vista
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Monte Vista
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Monte Vista
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Monte Vista
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Monte Vista
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Monte Vista
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Monte Vista
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Monte Vista
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Monte Vista
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Monte Vista
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Monte Vista
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Monte Vista
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Monte Vista
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Monte Vista
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Monte Vista
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountainboro   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Monte Vista
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Monte Vista
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Monte Vista
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Monte Vista
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Monte Vista
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Monte Vista
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Monte Vista
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Monte Vista
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Monte Vista
 - Yancy 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 Monte Vista, 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 Monte Vista. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monte Vista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monte Vista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0365, Longitude: -86.0044     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Monte Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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