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Valley View, Alabama
(Tallapoosa County)

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1890 Communities Near Valley 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>

While we didn't find Valley View in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Valley View.

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Valley View
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - alexander city had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Valley View
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley View
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Valley View
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Valley View
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Valley View
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Valley View
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley View
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Valley View
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Valley 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Valley View. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valley View) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9157, Longitude: -85.9291     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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