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Dykes Crossroad, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Dykes Crossroad ...

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

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the East (E) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,620 people in 2015)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 997 people (with 2,925 people in 2015)
 - Clayton had a post office and railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 487 people in 2015)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Dykes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Dykes Crossroad
 - Tennille had a post office and 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 Dykes Crossroad, 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 from Dykes Crossroad. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dykes Crossroad) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dykes Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6002, Longitude: -85.5610     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dykes Crossroad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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