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River View, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near River View ...

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 in 1895, River View had a post office and no railroad service.

Acton (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Acton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from River View
 - Acton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayard (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bayard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from River View
 - Bayard had no post office or railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from River View
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from River View
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from River View
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowder (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crowder was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from River View
 - Crowder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from River View
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Fortson (GA)   (Muscogee County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from River View
 - Fortson had a post office and railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from River View
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gabbettville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from River View
 - Gabbettville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from River View
 - 1895 population of 493 people (with 1,158 people in 2015)
 - Hamilton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingsboro (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from River View
 - Kingsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from River View
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Cane (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from River View
 - Long Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from River View
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from River View
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Hill (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from River View
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mountain Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry Grove (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from River View
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mulberry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from River View
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from River View
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from River View
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from River View
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from River View
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,300 people in 2015)
 - Smith's Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Troup Factory (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Troup Factory was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from River View
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Troup Factory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from River View
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from River View
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitesville (GA)   (Harris County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from River View
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Whitesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wisdoms Store (GA)   (Harris County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wisdoms Store was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from River View
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Wisdoms Store 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 River View, 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 from River View. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- River View) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in River View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7890, Longitude: -85.1449     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for River View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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