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

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluffton   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from McCord Crossroads
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from McCord Crossroads
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cave Spring (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 952 people (with 1,175 people in 2015)
 - Cave Spring had a post office and 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 West Southwest (WSW) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Early (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Early was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from McCord Crossroads
 - Early had a post office and railroad service
 
Etna (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCord Crossroads
 - Etna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exie   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McCord Crossroads
 - Exie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCord Crossroads
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Forney   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Forney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster Mills (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McCord Crossroads
 - Foster Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantville   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grantville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from McCord Crossroads
 - Grantville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirk's Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Kirk's Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCord Crossroads
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Livingston (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Livingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melson (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McCord Crossroads
 - Melson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from McCord Crossroads
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope (GA)   (Floyd County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McCord Crossroads
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from McCord Crossroads
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Gap   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McCord Crossroads
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prior (GA)   (Polk County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Prior had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Run   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Run Station   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from McCord Crossroads
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tecumseh   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McCord Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 287 people
 - Tecumseh had a post office and railroad service
 
Vans Valley (GA)   (Floyd County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from McCord Crossroads
 - Vans Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McCord Crossroads
 - Waterhouse 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 McCord 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 McCord Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McCord Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCord Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1165, Longitude: -85.4597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McCord Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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