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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.

Athens   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 2,224 people (with 13,857 people in 2018)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Beta   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Beta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Spring   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Big Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Breedenton   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Breedenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Port   (Meigs County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cotton Port was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Cotton Port had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cute   (Meigs County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cute was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Cute had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 223 people (with 1,647 people in 2018)
 - Decatur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Erie   (Loudon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Erie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Euchee   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Euchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evensville   (Rhea County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 170 people
 - Evensville had a post office and railroad service
 
Fiketon   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Fiketon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Folger   (McMinn County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Folger was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Folger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodfield   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Goodfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grandview   (Rhea County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Grandview had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamontville   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Lamontville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lorraine   (Rhea County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Lorraine had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Verd   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fairview
 - Mount Verd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineland   (Meigs County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pineland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Pineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prigmore   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Prigmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reagan   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - Reagan had railroad service and no post office
 
Regret   (McMinn County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Regret was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - Regret had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhea Springs   (Rhea County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rhea Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 132 people
 - Rhea Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riceville   (McMinn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 379 people (with 670 people in 2010)
 - Riceville had a post office and railroad service
 
Roddy   (Rhea County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Roddy had a post office and railroad service
 
Sewee   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Sewee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring City   (Rhea County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 598 people (with 1,865 people in 2018)
 - Spring City had a post office and railroad service
 
Surprise   (Meigs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - Surprise 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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Fairview. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 35.5654, Longitude: -84.7597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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