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

Akersville (KY)   (Monroe County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North (N) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Akersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clementsville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 101 people
 - Clementsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Defeated   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Defeated had a post office and no railroad service
 
Difficult   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 228 people (with 14,993 people in 2014)
 - Difficult had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon Springs   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 301 people
 - Dixon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Donoho   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Donoho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eulia   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Eulia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flippin (KY)   (Monroe County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 256 people
 - Flippin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fountain Run (KY)   (Monroe County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 325 people (with 211 people in 2018)
 - Fountain Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamaliel (KY)   (Monroe County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Gamaliel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibbs Crossroads   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Gibbs Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladdice   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Gladdice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haydenburg   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Haydenburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haysville   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Haysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Highland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsdale   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Hillsdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kempville   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Kempville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lafayette   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 256 people (with 5,217 people in 2018)
 - Lafayette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Creek   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Long Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadorville   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Meadorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Miles Crossroads   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Miles Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monoville   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Monoville had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Springs   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - North Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Shade   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Pleasant Shade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Boiling Springs   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,136 people in 2018)
 - Red Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riddleton   (Smith County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 108 people
 - Riddleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rough Point   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Rough Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Shade   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Walnut Shade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitleyville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Whitleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Willette   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Drapers Crossroads
 - Willette 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 Drapers 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' distance from Drapers Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Drapers Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drapers Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5120, Longitude: -85.9089     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Drapers Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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