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Thrasher Crossroads, Alabama

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

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileyton   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bright Star   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Bright Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Brooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Highmound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Pond   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Holly Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hulaco   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
McLarty   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - McLarty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan   (Blount County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thrasher Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton 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 Thrasher 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 starts in Thrasher Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thrasher Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thrasher Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2790, Longitude: -86.4814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thrasher Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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