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Welcome to Richards Crossroads ...

Richards Crossroads is located in Barbour County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Richards Crossroads: Richards Xrds.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Richards Crossroads for more information about variations on the name of Richards Crossroads.

Richards Crossroads is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Richards Crossroads lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Richards Crossroads (for example, toward Wades (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Richards Crossroads: (334)

Communities near Richards Crossroads ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richards Crossroads.

  • Eufaula [Barbour County]
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    • Eufaula [Barbour County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Richards Crossroads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,709 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eufaula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eufaula<5>
  • Clayton [Barbour County]
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    • Clayton [Barbour County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Richards Crossroads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
  • Abbeville [Henry County]
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    • Abbeville [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Richards Crossroads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,560 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
  • Louisville [Barbour County]
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    • Louisville [Barbour County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Richards Crossroads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 462 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
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    • Baker Hill [Barbour County]
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      • Baker Hill [Barbour County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Richards Crossroads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker Hill
    • Blue Springs [Barbour County]
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      • Blue Springs [Barbour County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Richards Crossroads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Screamer [Henry County]
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      • Screamer [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Richards Crossroads
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    • Graball [Henry County]
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      • Graball [Henry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Richards Crossroads
      • Former names for Graball:
      • Hart's Crossroads
      • Hudspeth's Crossroads
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graball
    • Clopton [Dale County]
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      • Clopton [Dale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Richards Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clopton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clopton
    • Georgetown [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Quitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Richards Crossroads
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richards Crossroads. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richards Crossroads.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richards Crossroads. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Richards Crossroads.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richards Crossroads. See our Newspapers Page for Richards Crossroads.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richards Crossroads ...

Looking for more information about Richards Crossroads? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Richards Crossroads, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richards Crossroads.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Barbour County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Richards Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Barbour, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richards Crossroads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richards Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richards Crossroads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7371, Longitude: -85.2644       In this case, the coordinates for Richards Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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