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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iron City (TN)   (Lawrence County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Iron City had a post office and railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendell   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Light (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Light was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Light had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Valley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Webster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whittens Stand (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whittens Stand was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Whittens Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lovelace Crossroads
 - Wright 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 Lovelace 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 from Lovelace Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lovelace Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lovelace Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8609, Longitude: -87.7567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lovelace Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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