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

Adelia   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Adelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colvins Gap   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Colvins Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duck Springs   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Mayes Crossroad
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gnatville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Gnatville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keener   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Keener had railroad service and no post office
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg 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 South (S) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Merrellton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Merrellton 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Oak Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reaves   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mayes Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Tabor   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Tabor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mayes Crossroad
 - Upton 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 Mayes 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Mayes Crossroad. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mayes Crossroad) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayes Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0184, Longitude: -85.8350     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mayes Crossroad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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