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Chances Crossroad, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Chances Crossroad ...

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

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chances Crossroad
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Chances Crossroad
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Chances Crossroad
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chances Crossroad
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chances Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chances Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Chances Crossroad
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Chances Crossroad
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Chances Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chances Crossroad
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chances Crossroad
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Chances Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chances Crossroad
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Chances Crossroad
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chances Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chances Crossroad
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marylee   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chances Crossroad
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Chances Crossroad
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Chances Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chances Crossroad
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Powellville   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Chances Crossroad
 - Powellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Chances Crossroad
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chances Crossroad
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chances Crossroad
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chances Crossroad
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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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 Chances Crossroad, 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 Chances Crossroad. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chances Crossroad) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chances Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1743, Longitude: -87.0586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chances Crossroad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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