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1890 Communities Near Acup ...

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

Aarons   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Acup
 - Aarons had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apgah   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Apgah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Acup
 - Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belva   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Acup
 - Belva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Grove   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Acup
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,142 people in 2017)
 - Clendenin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Coco   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Acup
 - Coco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crescent   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 152 people
 - Crescent had a post office and railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Acup
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Dixie   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Acup
 - Dixie had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Bank   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Acup
 - East Bank had a post office and railroad service
 
Gazil   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gazil was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Acup
 - Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Handley   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 325 people in 2017)
 - Handley had a post office and railroad service
 
Jarrett   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Acup
 - Jarrett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Acup
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendalia   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Acup
 - Kendalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lizemores   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Acup
 - Lizemores had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Mink   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Acup
 - Mink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Acup
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Odell   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Odell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osbornes Mills   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Acup
 - Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pond Gap   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Acup
 - Pond Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Procious   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Acup
 - Procious had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Acup
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spangler   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Acup
 - Spangler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Acup
 - Wellford had a post office and no railroad service

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.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 Acup, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Acup. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acup) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acup. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3620, Longitude: -81.3421     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acup have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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