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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Battens Crossroads
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Battens Crossroads
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Battens Crossroads
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Battens Crossroads
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Battens Crossroads
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Battens Crossroads
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Battens Crossroads
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Battens Crossroads
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Battens Crossroads
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Battens Crossroads
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Battens Crossroads
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Battens Crossroads
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Battens Crossroads
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Battens Crossroads
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Battens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Battens Crossroads
 - Warwick 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 Battens 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Battens Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Battens Crossroads) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Battens Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Battens Crossroads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Battens Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2610, Longitude: -85.8899     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Battens Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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