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1890 Communities Near Riverchase ...

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

  • Bibbville [Bibb County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bibbville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bibbville
    • Bibbville [Bibb County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bibbville had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bibbville
  • Blocton Junction [Bibb County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blocton Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blocton Junction
    • Blocton Junction [Bibb County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Blocton Junction had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blocton Junction
  • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookwood
    • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,848 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookwood<4>
  • Chamblee [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamblee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblee
    • Chamblee [Tuscaloosa County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamblee
  • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaling
    • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverchase
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 116 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,663 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Coaling had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaling
  • Coker [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coker
    • Coker [Tuscaloosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Riverchase
    • Estimated population in 2019: 964 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Coker had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coker<4>
  • Cottondale [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottondale
    • Cottondale [Tuscaloosa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverchase
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 420 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottondale<4>
  • Dudley [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dudley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dudley
    • Dudley [Tuscaloosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dudley had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dudley
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    • Englewood [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [Tuscaloosa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Englewood had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
    • Foster's [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foster's
      • Foster's [Tuscaloosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foster's
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Foster's<4>
    • Giles [Bibb County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Giles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Giles
      • Giles [Bibb County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Giles had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Giles
    • Gordo [Pickens County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordo
      • Gordo [Pickens County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the west of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 106 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,614 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordo<4>
    • Hagler [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagler
      • Hagler [Tuscaloosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagler
    • Hull [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hull
      • Hull [Tuscaloosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 360 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hull had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hull
    • Knoxville [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoxville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
      • Knoxville [Greene County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Moore's Bridge [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moore's Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moore's Bridge
      • Moore's Bridge [Tuscaloosa County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moore's Bridge
    • Northport [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northport
      • Northport [Tuscaloosa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 413 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,115 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Northport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northport<4>
    • Phipps [Hale County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phipps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Phipps was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phipps
      • Phipps [Hale County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
    • Powers [Hale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powers
      • Powers [Hale County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the south of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Powers had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powers
    • Romulus [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romulus
      • Romulus [Tuscaloosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus
    • Samantha [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Samantha
      • Samantha [Tuscaloosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Samantha
    • Sylvan [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvan
      • Sylvan [Tuscaloosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvan
    • Tuscaloosa [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscaloosa
      • Tuscaloosa [Tuscaloosa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 4,215 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 101,129 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscaloosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscaloosa<4>
    • University [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for University. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University
      • University [Tuscaloosa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the south of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, University had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University
    • Vance [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
      • Vance [Tuscaloosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 96 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,654 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vance had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<4>
    • Wiley [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiley
      • Wiley [Tuscaloosa County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiley
    • Yolande [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yolande have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yolande
      • Yolande [Tuscaloosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Riverchase
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Yolande had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yolande

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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 Riverchase, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Riverchase) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverchase. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2415, Longitude: -87.5278       In this case, the coordinates for Riverchase have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 


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