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 The location of Ellison Crossroads 

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1890 Communities Near Ellison Crossroads ...

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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Springs   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clear Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huldah   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huldah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedbrake   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Reedbrake was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ellison Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ellison Crossroads
 - Wynnville had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Ellison Crossroads, 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Ellison Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ellison Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellison Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0454, Longitude: -86.3353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ellison Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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