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

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Mays Crossroads
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mays Crossroads
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mays Crossroads
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mays Crossroads
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mays Crossroads
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Mays Crossroads
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Mays Crossroads
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Mays Crossroads
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mays Crossroads
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Mays Crossroads
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mays Crossroads
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Mays Crossroads
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mays Crossroads
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Mays Crossroads
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mays Crossroads
 - Winn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mays Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill 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 Mays 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 Mays Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mays Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mays Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6038, Longitude: -87.9875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mays Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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