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1890 Communities Near Steele Crossing ...

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 Steele Crossing in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Steele Crossing.

Beans Creek (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Beans Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Bell Factory   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bell Factory had a post office and railroad service
 
Brighton (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Steele Crossing
 - Brighton had railroad service and no post office
 
Camargo (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Camargo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deposit   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steele Crossing
 - Deposit had a post office and railroad service
 
Elora (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Elora had a post office and railroad service
 
Estillfork   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Estillfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 2,410 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and railroad service
 
Fisk   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Steele Crossing
 - Fisk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flintville (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 181 people (with 627 people in 2010)
 - Flintville had a post office and railroad service
 
Francisco   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Francisco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goshen (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Goshen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Steele Crossing
 - Goshen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenfield   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Steele Crossing
 - Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntland (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 232 people
 - Huntland had a post office and railroad service
 
Kelso (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 190 people
 - Kelso had a post office and railroad service
 
Key's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Steele Crossing
 - Key's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkin's Fork   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Larkin's Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Steele Crossing
 - Larkin's Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lexie (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Steele Crossing
 - Lexie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 295 people
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxwell (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Maysville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridianville   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Mill   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Steele Crossing
 - Moore's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Market   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 268 people
 - New Market had a post office and railroad service
 
Padgett   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Padgett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Steele Crossing
 - Padgett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plevna   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Plevna had a post office and railroad service
 
Princeton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Steele Crossing
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Princeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithland (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Steele Crossing
 - Smithland 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 Steele Crossing, 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 that begins in Steele Crossing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Steele Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Steele Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9781, Longitude: -86.4105     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Steele Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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