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1890 Communities Near Asbury ...

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 Asbury had a population of 124 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alderson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 663 people (with 1,155 people in 2017)
 - Alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Alta   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Asbury
 - Alta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blaker Mills   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asbury
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Asbury
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dennis   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asbury
 - Dennis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankford   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Asbury
 - Frankford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy Meadows   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Asbury
 - Grassy Meadows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hughart   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Asbury
 - Hughart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawn   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Lawn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 1,016 people (with 3,907 people in 2017)
 - Lewisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadow Bluff   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Meadow Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monitor   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asbury
 - Monitor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nickells Mill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Patton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richlands   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Richlands had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asbury
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
Ronceverte   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 481 people (with 1,717 people in 2017)
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitcomb   (Greenbrier County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whitcomb was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asbury
 - Whitcomb had railroad service and no post office
 
Williamsburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Williamsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Asbury
 - 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 Asbury, 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 from Asbury. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8198, Longitude: -80.5592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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