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Rivermont, Alabama
(Colbert County)

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1890 Communities Near Rivermont ...

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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Rivermont
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rivermont
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Rivermont
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Rivermont
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rivermont
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rivermont
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rivermont
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rivermont
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rivermont
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rivermont
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rivermont
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rivermont
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rivermont
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rivermont
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rivermont
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Rivermont
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rivermont
 - Webster 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 Rivermont, 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 Rivermont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rivermont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rivermont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7356, Longitude: -87.7245     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rivermont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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