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Nearby Communities in the 1890s


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 our research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Beckham in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Beckham. The following communities are listed based on their distance, with the one closest to Beckham listed first.

  • Mineral ‑ Historic
    (Less than 2 miles to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral
    • Mineral is located in Appomattox County
  • Walkers Ford
    (Less than 2 miles to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Ford
    • Walkers Ford is located in Amherst County
  • Stapleton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapleton
    • Stapleton is located in Amherst County
  • Oakville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakville
    • Oakville is located in Appomattox County
  • Gladstone
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Bent Creek
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bent Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Creek
    • Bent Creek is located in Appomattox County
  • Greenway
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenway
    • Greenway is located in Nelson County
  • Joshua Falls
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joshua Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joshua Falls
    • Joshua Falls is located in Amherst County
  • Buffalo Springs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Springs
    • Buffalo Springs is located in Nelson County
  • Mount Athos ‑ Historic
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Athos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Athos
    • Mount Athos is located in Campbell County
  • Concord
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • New Glasgow
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glasgow
    • New Glasgow is located in Amherst County
  • Coolwell
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coolwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coolwell
    • Coolwell is located in Amherst County
  • Tye River
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tye River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tye River
    • Tye River is located in Nelson County
  • Old Pilot ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Pilot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Pilot
    • Old Pilot is located in Appomattox County
  • Norwood
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
    • Norwood is located in Nelson County
  • Hollywood
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
    • Hollywood is located in Appomattox County
  • Clifford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifford
    • Clifford is located in Amherst County
  • Arrington
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrington
    • Arrington is located in Nelson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arrington <3>
  • Bocock
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bocock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bocock
    • Bocock is located in Campbell County
  • Evergreen
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen is located in Appomattox County
  • Toga
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toga
    • Toga is located in Buckingham County
  • Wingina
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wingina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingina
    • Wingina is located in Nelson County
  • Forbes ‑ Historic
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forbes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forbes
    • Forbes is located in Buckingham County
  • Midway Mills
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway Mills
    • Midway Mills is located in Nelson County
  • Colleen
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colleen
    • Colleen is located in Nelson County

The official website for Appomattox County: www.appomattox.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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 Beckham, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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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