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1890 Communities Near Andrew ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Andrew
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Andrew
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Andrew
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Andrew
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Andrew
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis Creek   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Andrew
 - Davis Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Dry Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Andrew
 - Dry Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
East Bank   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Andrew
 - East Bank had a post office and railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Andrew
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Andrew
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Andrew
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Andrew
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Andrew
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Andrew
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Andrew
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Andrew
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Andrew
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Andrew
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Andrew
 - Winifrede Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Andrew, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Andrew. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andrew) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Andrew. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Andrew

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andrew. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1000, Longitude: -81.7173     [Map].

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