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1890 Communities Near Suncrest Heights ...

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 Suncrest Heights in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Suncrest Heights.

  • Airpoint [Roanoke County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Airpoint have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airpoint
    • Airpoint [Roanoke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Airpoint had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airpoint
  • Algoma [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
    • Algoma [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Algoma had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
  • Bent Mountain [Roanoke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Mountain
    • Bent Mountain [Roanoke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bent Mountain had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bent Mountain<4>
  • Bonsack [Roanoke County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonsack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonsack
    • Bonsack [Roanoke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 289 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bonsack had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonsack
  • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Boones Mill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<4>
  • Cave Spring [Roanoke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
    • Cave Spring [Roanoke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 149 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cave Spring had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
  • Chamblissburg [Bedford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamblissburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblissburg
    • Chamblissburg [Bedford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 109 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Chamblissburg had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamblissburg
  • Cloverdale [Botetourt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
    • Cloverdale [Botetourt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Suncrest Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 173 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cloverdale had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloverdale<4>
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    • Copper Hill [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Hill
      • Copper Hill [Floyd County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 102 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Copper Hill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Copper Hill<4>
    • Coyner Springs [Botetourt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coyner Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coyner Springs
      • Coyner Springs [Botetourt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 52 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Coyner Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coyner Springs
    • Dillons Mill [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillons Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillons Mill
      • Dillons Mill [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 17 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Dillons Mill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillons Mill
    • Felicia [Franklin County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Felicia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Felicia was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Felicia
      • Felicia [Franklin County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Felicia had a post office and no railroad service
    • Gogginsville [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gogginsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gogginsville
      • Gogginsville [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 78 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gogginsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gogginsville
    • Goodview [Bedford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodview
      • Goodview [Bedford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Goodview had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodview<4>
    • Hardy Ford [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardy Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardy Ford
      • Hardy Ford [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hardy Ford had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy Ford
    • Hickman [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickman
      • Hickman [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 23 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hickman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickman
    • Hollins [Roanoke County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollins
      • Hollins [Roanoke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Suncrest Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hollins had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollins<4>
    • Junta [Franklin County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Junta was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junta
      • Junta [Franklin County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Junta had a post office and no railroad service
    • Leslie [Roanoke County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leslie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leslie
      • Leslie [Roanoke County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Leslie had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leslie
    • Naff [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naff
      • Naff [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 36 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Naff had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naff
    • Poages Mill [Roanoke County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poages Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poages Mill
      • Poages Mill [Roanoke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 28 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Poages Mill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poages Mill
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
      • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16,159 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99,143 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<4>
    • Stewartsville [Bedford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartsville
      • Stewartsville [Bedford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 63 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stewartsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartsville
    • Villa [Franklin County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Villa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa
      • Villa [Franklin County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 23 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Villa had a post office and no railroad service
    • Vinton [Roanoke County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,057 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vinton had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<4>
    • Wyatt [Franklin County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyatt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Wyatt was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyatt
      • Wyatt [Franklin County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Suncrest Heights
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 10 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wyatt had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

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 Suncrest Heights, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Suncrest Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Suncrest Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1974, Longitude: -79.9406       In this case, the coordinates for Suncrest Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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