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1890 Communities Near Barrett Crossroads ...

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

Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklin (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 969 people in 2015)
 - Franklin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houston (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owensbyville (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Owensbyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon (GA)   (Troup County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vernon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Barrett Crossroads
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Barrett Crossroads
 - West 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 Barrett Crossroads, 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 Barrett Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barrett Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrett Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1954, Longitude: -85.2938     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barrett Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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