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1890 Communities Near Cross Keys ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Cross Keys had a population of 62 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Aberfoil   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Aberfoil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cross Keys
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barachias   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cross Keys
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Davis   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cross Keys
 - Fort Davis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cross Keys
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hector   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Cross Keys
 - Hector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Cross Keys
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 21,883 people (with 200,602 people in 2015)
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry's Mill   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Cross Keys
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike Road   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Cross Keys
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cross Keys
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Suspension   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Suspension had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thompson   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Thompson had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Springs   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 2,049 people (with 3,919 people in 2015)
 - Union Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warriorstand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Cross Keys
 - 1895 population of 215 people
 - Warriorstand 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 Cross Keys, 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 from Cross Keys. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cross Keys) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cross Keys. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3338, Longitude: -85.8933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cross Keys have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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