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1890 Communities Near Aldersons Ferry ...

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

 - alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Asbury   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bargers Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bargers Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blaker Mills   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Grassy Meadows   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Grassy Meadows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hilldale   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Hilldale had railroad service and no post office
 
Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knobs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Knobs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawn   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Lawn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Monitor   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Monitor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nickells Mill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Patton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pickaway   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Pickaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riffe   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Riffe had railroad service and no post office
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
Ronceverte   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 481 people (with 1,736 people in 2016)
 - Ronceverte had a post office and railroad service
 
Santifee   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Santifee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talcott   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Talcott had a post office and railroad service
 
Wayside   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Aldersons Ferry
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Aldersons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Wolfcreek 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 Aldersons Ferry, 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 that begins in Aldersons Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aldersons Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aldersons Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7251, Longitude: -80.6429     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aldersons Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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