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 The location of Underwood Crossroads 

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

Avoca   (Lawrence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the South (S) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comer   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Concord   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Concord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Courtland   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 597 people in 2015)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Lexington   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruitton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Pruitton had a post office and railroad service
 
Rogersville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Town Creek   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,065 people in 2015)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Underwood Crossroads
 - Webster 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 Underwood 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 begins in Underwood Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Underwood Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Underwood Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7565, Longitude: -87.5292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Underwood Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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