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1890 Communities Near Fridays Crossing ...

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

Bird   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Fridays Crossing
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 1,697 people in 2015)
 - Blountsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Fridays Crossing
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fridays Crossing
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Fridays Crossing
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fridays Crossing
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Fridays Crossing
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fridays Crossing
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clear Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fridays Crossing
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Highmound 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fridays Crossing
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Fridays Crossing
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fridays Crossing
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fridays Crossing
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fridays Crossing
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Fridays Crossing
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Reedbrake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fridays Crossing
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fridays Crossing
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fridays Crossing
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Fridays Crossing
 - 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fridays Crossing
 - Wynnville 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 Fridays Crossing, 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 that starts in Fridays Crossing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fridays Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fridays Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0598, Longitude: -86.4339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fridays Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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