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Riverview, Alabama
(Escambia County)

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1890 Communities Near Riverview ...

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

Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the North (N) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berrydale (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Riverview
 - Berrydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Riverview
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverview
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 5,434 people in 2015)
 - Brewton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Chumuckla (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Chumuckla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverview
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flomaton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Riverview
 - Flomaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hammac   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Riverview
 - Hammac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverview
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Riverview
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
McDavid (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - McDavid had a post office and railroad service
 
Molino (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 302 people
 - Molino had a post office and railroad service
 
Otahite (FL)   (Okaloosa County (FL)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Otahite was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Riverview
 - Otahite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Barren (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 303 people
 - Pine Barren had a post office and railroad service
 
Pollard   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Riverview
 - 1895 population of 389 people (with 135 people in 2015)
 - Pollard had a post office and railroad service
 
Range   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Riverview
 - Range had a post office and no railroad service
 
Repton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Riverview
 - Repton had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Riverview
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverview
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Riverview
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Wallace   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Riverview
 - Wallace 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 Riverview, 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 Riverview. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Riverview) 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 Riverview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Riverview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0580, Longitude: -87.0577     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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