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1890 Communities Near Crossville ...

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 Crossville had a population of 185 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Crossville had a population of 1,848 people.

Boaz   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chumley   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crossville
 - Chumley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotnam   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crossville
 - Cotnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Crossville
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fenton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crossville
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crossville
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Crossville
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crossville
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossville
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crossville
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crossville
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcus   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Marcus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Crossville
 - Marcus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crossville
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
McVille   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Crossville
 - McVille had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crossville
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossville
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pulltight   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crossville
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
 
Rains   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rains was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crossville
 - Rains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rodentown   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Rodentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossville
 - Rogers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crossville
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crossville
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Crossville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whiton   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crossville
 - Whiton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crossville
 - Wills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yancy   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Crossville
 - Yancy 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 Crossville, 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 from Crossville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crossville) 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 Crossville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crossville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crossville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2869, Longitude: -85.9935     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crossville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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