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1890 Communities Near Newtown Ferry ...

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

Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newtown Ferry
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Newtown Ferry
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Newtown Ferry
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Newtown Ferry
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Newtown Ferry
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hagler   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Newtown Ferry
 - Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Havana   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Havana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phipps   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Newtown Ferry
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Newtown Ferry
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Newtown Ferry
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 98,332 people in 2015)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Newtown Ferry
 - University had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vance   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Newtown Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 1,513 people in 2015)
 - Vance 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 Newtown Ferry, 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 beginning in Newtown Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newtown Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newtown Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2098, Longitude: -87.5889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newtown Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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