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

Alice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
 
Ashville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 315 people (with 2,256 people in 2015)
 - Ashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
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 North (N) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 685 people in 2015)
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitney   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ferguson Crossroad
 - Wynnville had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Saint Clair County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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 Ferguson 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Ferguson Crossroad. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ferguson Crossroad) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferguson Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9476, Longitude: -86.2986     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ferguson Crossroad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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