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1890 Communities Near North Riviera ...

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

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North (N) from North Riviera
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Riviera
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from North Riviera
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from North Riviera
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Coker   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from North Riviera
 - Coker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Dudley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from North Riviera
 - Dudley had railroad service and no post office
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from North Riviera
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from North Riviera
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from North Riviera
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from North Riviera
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Riviera
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from North Riviera
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from North Riviera
 - University had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from North Riviera
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from North Riviera
 - Yolande 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 North Riviera, 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 begins in North Riviera. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Riviera) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Riviera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4001, Longitude: -87.5672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Riviera have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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