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

Aspen Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Aspen Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Athens   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 24,966 people in 2015)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackburn   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morris Crossroads
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Morris Crossroads
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morris Crossroads
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morris Crossroads
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Morris Crossroads
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morris Crossroads
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkton (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morris Crossroads
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morris Crossroads
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Morris Crossroads
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morris Crossroads
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lentzville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morris Crossroads
 - Lentzville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morris Crossroads
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplar Creek   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morris Crossroads
 - Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Morris Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morris Crossroads
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Morris Crossroads
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Morris Crossroads
 - Wooley Springs 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 Morris 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' distance starting from Morris Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morris Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morris Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9290, Longitude: -86.9889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morris Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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