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1890 Communities Near Winfield ...

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 Winfield had a population of 25 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Winfield had a population of 4,570 people.

Ashbank   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Winfield
 - Ashbank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Winfield
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Winfield
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Winfield
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Winfield
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Winfield
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Winfield
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Winfield
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Winfield
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Winfield
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Winfield
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Winfield
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nauvoo   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 213 people in 2015)
 - Nauvoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Winfield
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Winfield
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Winfield
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Winfield
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Winfield
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winfield: www.winfieldcity.org/

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Winfield, 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 that stretches from Winfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winfield) 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 Winfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9275, Longitude: -87.7995     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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