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

Ascalon (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Ascalon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bankhead   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Bankhead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassandra (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Cassandra had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 370 people
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cole City (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 750 people
 - Cole City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooper Heights (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Cooper Heights had a post office and railroad service
 
Cordell   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cordell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Gann Crossroad
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estelle (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Gann Crossroad
 - Estelle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gann Crossroad
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gann Crossroad
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henrys (GA)   (Walker County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Henrys was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Henrys had railroad service and no post office
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Gann Crossroad
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gann Crossroad
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Kaolin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kensington (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Kensington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gann Crossroad
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mentone   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Gann Crossroad
 - Mentone had a post office and no railroad service
 
New England (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - New England had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosalie   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Gann Crossroad
 - Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gann Crossroad
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gann Crossroad
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 2,238 people in 2015)
 - Trenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Gann Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 550 people in 2015)
 - Valley Head had a post office and railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gann Crossroad
 - Wannville 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 Gann 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 that starts in Gann Crossroad. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gann Crossroad) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gann Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7262, Longitude: -85.6166     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gann Crossroad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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