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 The location of Morgans Crossroads 

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

Attalla   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 5,899 people in 2015)
 - Attalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Avery   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brice   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coat's Bend   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 247 people
 - Coat's Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crudup   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duke   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
East Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etowahton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Etowahton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gadsden   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 36,084 people in 2015)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallant   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Gallant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grayton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Grayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haworth   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Hokes Bluff   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 4,301 people in 2015)
 - Hokes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hood   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Hood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howelton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Howelton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laney   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Laney had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
 
Mack   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mack was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Markton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottery   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Ottery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peek's Hill   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peek's Hill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Peek's Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanfield   (Etowah County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stanfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Stanfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steele   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Steele had railroad service and no post office
 
Sulphur Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Sulphur Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Turkeytown   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - Turkeytown had a post office and railroad service
 
Upton   (Etowah County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morgans Crossroads
 - 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 Morgans 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 Morgans Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morgans Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgans Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9573, Longitude: -86.0394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morgans Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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