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1890 Communities Near Newbern ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Newbern had a population of 572 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Newbern had a population of 179 people.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Newbern
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Brush Creek   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Brush Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Newbern
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newbern
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Ironville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Ironville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jericho   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Jericho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newbern
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newbern
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sprott   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Newbern
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newbern
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newbern
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Newbern
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Newbern
 - Vilula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Newbern
 - Whitsitt 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 Newbern, 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Newbern. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newbern) 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 Newbern. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newbern

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newbern. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5920, Longitude: -87.5332     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newbern have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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