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Crockard Junction, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Crockard Junction ...

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

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Crockard Junction
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Blossburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crockard Junction
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Crockard Junction
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crockard Junction
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crockard Junction
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crockard Junction
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Crockard Junction
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crockard Junction
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crockard Junction
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crockard Junction
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crockard Junction
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crockard Junction
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linn Crossing   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Crockard Junction
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Crockard Junction
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Crockard Junction
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crockard Junction
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crockard Junction
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pratt Mines   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pratt Mines was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Crockard Junction
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandusky   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Crockard Junction
 - Sandusky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Crockard Junction
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crockard Junction
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crockard Junction
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Crockard Junction
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crockard Junction
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crockard Junction
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crockard Junction
 - Wylam 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 Crockard Junction, 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 Crockard Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crockard Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crockard Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5357, Longitude: -86.9853     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crockard Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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