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1890 Communities Near Crosston ...

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

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crosston
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crosston
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,329 people in 2015)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crosston
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crosston
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crosston
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crosston
 - Cunningham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Crosston
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crosston
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crosston
 - Lewisburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crosston
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Morris   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 1,934 people in 2015)
 - Morris had a post office and railroad service
 
New Castle   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - New Castle had a post office and railroad service
 
Reid's   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crosston
 - Reid's had railroad service and no post office
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crosston
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Crosston
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crosston
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crosston
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrior   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 3,199 people in 2015)
 - Warrior had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crosston
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crosston
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crosston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crosston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crosston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7284, Longitude: -86.7317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crosston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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