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1890 Communities Near Fairview ...

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

Albany (KY)   (Clinton County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 375 people (with 2,004 people in 2018)
 - Albany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arcott   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Arcott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Browns Crossroads (KY)   (Clinton County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Browns Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butlers Landing   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 88 people
 - Butlers Landing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Byrdstown   (Pickett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Byrdstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Celina   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 223 people (with 1,458 people in 2018)
 - Celina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chanute   (Pickett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Chanute had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eagle Creek   (Overton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Eagle Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Eagle Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fox Springs   (Clay County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fox Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Fox Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Grove (KY)   (Cumberland County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Green Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grey   (Overton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grey was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Grey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hegira (KY)   (Cumberland County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Hegira had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henard   (Overton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Henard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Henard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hilham   (Overton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Hilham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntersville (KY)   (Clinton County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Huntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kettle (KY)   (Cumberland County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Kettle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Overton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 320 people (with 4,020 people in 2018)
 - Livingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martinsburg (KY)   (Monroe County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Martinsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroe   (Overton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Monroe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nettle Carrier   (Overton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nettle Carrier was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Nettle Carrier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakley   (Overton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Oakley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytonsburg (KY)   (Cumberland County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Peytonsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poteet   (Overton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Poteet was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Poteet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ward   (Overton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ward was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Ward had a post office and no railroad service
 
Willow Grove   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Willow Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wirmingham   (Overton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - Wirmingham 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 Fairview, 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 that starts in Fairview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairview) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5487, Longitude: -85.3116     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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