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

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 North Northeast (NNE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blountsville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Hoods 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 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 (W) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Huldah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Little Warrior 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbud   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Redbud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Snead 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Viola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Whitney had a post office and railroad service
 
Wynnville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hoods Crossroads
 - 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 Hoods 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Hoods Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hoods Crossroads) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hoods Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hoods Crossroads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoods Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9884, Longitude: -86.4203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hoods Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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