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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.

Bowmantown   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Bowmantown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsboro   (Washington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brownsboro was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Brownsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Broylesville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Broylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Lane   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Cedar Lane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christie   (Washington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Christie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Christie had railroad service and no post office
 
Conklin   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - Conklin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fall Branch   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 1,291 people in 2010)
 - Fall Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
February   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - February had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flourville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Flourville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fordtown   (Sullivan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Fordtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harmony   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson City   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 4,161 people (with 66,778 people in 2018)
 - Johnson City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jonesborough   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 937 people (with 5,439 people in 2018)
 - Jonesborough had a post office and railroad service
 
Keebler Crossroads   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Keebler Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Leesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Limestone   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 290 people
 - Limestone had a post office and railroad service
 
Locust Mount   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Locust Mount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lovelace   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairview
 - Lovelace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matuta   (Washington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Matuta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fairview
 - Matuta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayday   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fairview
 - Mayday had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowbrook   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairview
 - Meadowbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milburnton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Fairview
 - Milburnton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mill Brook   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairview
 - Mill Brook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slaughter   (Sullivan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Slaughter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Fairview
 - Slaughter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swanay   (Greene County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Swanay was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairview
 - Swanay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Telford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Fairview
 - 1895 population of 169 people (with 921 people in 2010)
 - Telford had a post office and railroad service
 
Washington College   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fairview
 - Washington College 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 stretches from Fairview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 36.3134, Longitude: -82.5326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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