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

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West (W) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,620 people in 2015)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Wills Crossroads
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Wills Crossroads
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wills Crossroads
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Wills Crossroads
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Wills Crossroads
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blakely (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 4,871 people in 2015)
 - Blakely had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluffton (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 298 people (with 101 people in 2015)
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (GA)   (Randolph County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 149 people in 2000)
 - Coleman had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eufaula   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 4,394 people (with 12,596 people in 2015)
 - Eufaula had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Gaines (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 1,097 people (with 1,129 people in 2015)
 - Fort Gaines had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgetown (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 973 people in 2000)
 - Georgetown had a post office and railroad service
 
Hardwickburg   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Hardwickburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatcher (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wills Crossroads
 - Hatcher had railroad service and no post office
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wills Crossroads
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wills Crossroads
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otho   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 90 people
 - Otho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pecan (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wills Crossroads
 - Pecan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorterville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Shorterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Wills Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tullis   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Wills Crossroads
 - Tullis had railroad service and no post office

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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 Wills 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 starting from Wills Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wills Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wills Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5563, Longitude: -85.1797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wills Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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