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1890 Communities Near Crabbs Ferry ...

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decatur   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,765 people (with 55,437 people in 2015)
 - Decatur had a post office and railroad service
 
Decatur Junction   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Decatur Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenbrier   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris Station   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Harris Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Monrovia   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 58 people in 2015)
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priceville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Somerville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stringer   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swancott   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triana   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valhermoso Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crabbs Ferry
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodland Mills   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crabbs Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 Crabbs Ferry, 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 that stretches from Crabbs Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crabbs Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crabbs Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5501, Longitude: -86.7806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crabbs Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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