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Welcome to Davidsons Cross Roads ...

So far, we have found very little information about Davidsons Cross Roads. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Davidsons Cross Roads to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Davidsons Cross Roads, please Contact Us.


Davidsons Cross Roads would have been located within present day Colbert County.

The location of Davidsons Cross Roads has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Davidsons Cross Roads: Davidsons Xrds.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Davidsons Cross Roads for more information about variations on the name of Davidsons Cross Roads.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Davidsons Cross Roads is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Davidsons Cross Roads was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Davidsons Cross Roads still existed, it would have been in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Davidsons Cross Roads ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Located in Lauderdale County

Muscle Shoals   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Tuscumbia   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Located in Lauderdale County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Located in Lawrence County

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Killen   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Located in Lauderdale County

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Davidsons Cross Roads

Located in Lawrence County (TN)

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Davidsons Cross Roads

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Davidsons Cross Roads.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Davidsons Cross Roads. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Davidsons Cross Roads. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Davidsons Cross Roads.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Davidsons Cross Roads:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

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 Davidsons Cross Roads, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davidsons Cross Roads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Davidsons Cross Roads) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Davidsons Cross Roads. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Davidsons Cross Roads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davidsons Cross Roads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7868, Longitude: -87.5617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davidsons Cross Roads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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