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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantley   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Grantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 1,237 people (with 12,222 people in 2015)
 - Jacksonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenkins   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Jenkins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ladiga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Ladiga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Merrellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nances Creek   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Nances Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oak Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 711 people (with 4,714 people in 2015)
 - Piedmont had railroad service and no post office
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Reaves had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Knightens Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Garden   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Spring Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Knightens Crossroads
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office

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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 Knightens 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 that stretches from Knightens Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Knightens Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knightens Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9565, Longitude: -85.7144     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Knightens Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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