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1890 Communities Near Crossgate ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Crossgate
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Crossgate
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Crossgate
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crossgate
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crossgate
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Ensley   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossgate
 - Ensley had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crossgate
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crossgate
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crossgate
 - Hillman had railroad service and no post office
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossgate
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crossgate
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Crossgate
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossgate
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 1,946 people
 - Pratt Mines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossgate
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crossgate
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomas   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crossgate
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Crossgate
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Crossgate
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crossgate
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Crossgate
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossgate
 - 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 Crossgate, 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 starting in Crossgate. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crossgate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crossgate. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4273, Longitude: -86.8069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crossgate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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