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1890 Communities Near Adlai ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Adlai had a population of 27 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Algeria   (Pleasants County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Algeria was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North (N) from Adlai
 - Algeria had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - briggs had a post office and railroad service
 
Calcutta   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Adlai
 - Calcutta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornwallis   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Cornwallis had a post office and railroad service
 
DeLong   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - DeLong had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellenboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 356 people in 2017)
 - Ellenboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Finch   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Finch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grape Island   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Grape Island had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrisville   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 361 people (with 1,740 people in 2017)
 - Harrisville had railroad service and no post office
 
Hebron   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Highland had a post office and no railroad service
 
League   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Adlai
 - League had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lytton   (Pleasants County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lytton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Adlai
 - Lytton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxwell   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Adlai
 - Maxwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKim   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Adlai
 - McKim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Adlai
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pennsboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 1,045 people in 2017)
 - Pennsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Raven Rock   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Raven Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Marys   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,787 people in 2017)
 - Saint Marys had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Run   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adlai
 - Spring Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Sugar Valley   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Adlai
 - Sugar Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Twiggs   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Twiggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Mills   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Union Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wasp   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Adlai
 - Wasp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wick   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Adlai
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Wick 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 Adlai, 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 that starts in Adlai. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adlai) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adlai. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3379, Longitude: -81.0632     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adlai have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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