RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Algeria, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities

1890 Communities Near Algeria ...

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>


Algeria itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Adlai   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South (S) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Adlai had a post office and no railroad service
 
Adonis   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Adonis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearsville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Bearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bert   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Algeria
 - Bert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briggs (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Algeria
 - Briggs had a post office and railroad service
 
DeLong   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - DeLong had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finch   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Finch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendly   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 124 people in 2017)
 - Friendly had a post office and railroad service
 
Grape Island   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Grape Island had a post office and railroad service
 
Hebron   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Highland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Reach   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Long Reach had a post office and railroad service
 
Lytton   (Pleasants County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lytton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Algeria
 - Lytton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxwell   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Algeria
 - Maxwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKim   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Algeria
 - McKim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Algeria
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Murphy (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Algeria
 - Murphy had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Matamoras (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 590 people
 - New Matamoras had a post office and no railroad service
 
Raven Rock   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Raven Rock had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Run   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Algeria
 - Spring Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Sugar Valley   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Algeria
 - Sugar Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Twiggs   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Twiggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Mills   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Union Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wade (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Algeria
 - Wade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ward (OH)   (Washington County (OH)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ward was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Ward had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - wasp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wick   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Algeria
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Wick had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Pleasants County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Algeria. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Algeria, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Algeria. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algeria) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algeria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4181, Longitude: -81.0526     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Algeria have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 16 Oct 2018
By John Hall