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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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, New Glasgow had railroad service and no post office.

The following communities are listed based on their distance from New Glasgow, with the one closest to New Glasgow listed first.

  • Tye River
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast)
    • 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
  • Clifford
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
    • 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
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • 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>
  • Buffalo Springs
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • 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
  • Colleen
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colleen
    • Colleen is located in Nelson County
  • Lowesville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Walkers Ford
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • 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
  • Greenway
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • 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
  • Roseland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseland
    • Roseland is located in Nelson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseland <3>
  • Gidsville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gidsville
    • Gidsville is located in Amherst County
  • Coolwell
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • 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
  • Gladstone
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Norwood
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • 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
  • Sandidges
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandidges have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandidges
    • Sandidges is located in Amherst County
  • Mineral ‑ Historic
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • 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
  • Bent Creek
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • 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
  • Lovingston
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovingston
    • Lovingston is located in Nelson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovingston <3>
  • Massies Mill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massies Mill
    • Massies Mill is located in Nelson County
  • Stapleton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • 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
  • Bryant
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryant
    • Bryant is located in Nelson County
  • Wingina
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • 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
  • Tyro
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyro
    • Tyro is located in Nelson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyro <3>
  • Forks of Buffalo
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forks of Buffalo
    • Forks of Buffalo is located in Amherst County
  • Allwood
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allwood
    • Allwood is located in Amherst County
  • Elon
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon
    • Elon is located in Amherst County
  • Joshua Falls
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • 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
  • Midway Mills
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • 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
  • Willow
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
    • Willow is located in Amherst County
  • Pleasant View
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
    • Pleasant View is located in Amherst County

The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.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 New Glasgow, 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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