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Mount Vernon, Alabama
(Fayette County)

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1890 Communities Near Mount Vernon ...

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

Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Vernon
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Vernon
 - Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Vernon
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Vernon
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Fernbank   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Vernon
 - Fernbank had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Vernon
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Mount Vernon
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Vernon
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millport   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 244 people (with 998 people in 2015)
 - Millport had a post office and railroad service
 
Molloy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Mount Vernon
 - Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Vernon
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Vernon
 - Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Mount Vernon
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Vernon
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Vernon
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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 Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Vernon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Vernon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7343, Longitude: -87.9084     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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