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1890 Communities Near Owens' Cross Roads ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Owens' Cross Roads had a population of 50 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Owens' Cross Roads had a population of 1,785 people.

Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsboro   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Brownsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garth   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Garth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gurley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 788 people in 2015)
 - Gurley had a post office and railroad service
 
Haden   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maysville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mercury   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paint Rock   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2015)
 - Paint Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Swearengin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Swearengin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talucah   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Owens' Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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 Owens' Cross Roads, 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 starting from Owens' Cross Roads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Owens' Cross Roads) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Owens' Cross Roads. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Owens' Cross Roads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owens' Cross Roads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6043, Longitude: -86.4438     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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