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

Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berney's   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Berney's had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chandler Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Chandler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Childersburg   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 777 people (with 5,046 people in 2015)
 - Childersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchet Creek   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Hatchet Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Millerville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Millerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rendalia   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Rendalia had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smelley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Smelley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Skeggs Crossroads
 - Zubers 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 Skeggs 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 Skeggs Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Skeggs Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skeggs Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1154, Longitude: -86.1127     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Skeggs Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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