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1890 Communities Near Bablin ...

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

Arlington   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Arlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyd   (Upshur County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Boyd was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bablin
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bulltown   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bulltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canaan   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Bablin
 - Canaan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caress   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bablin
 - Caress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corley   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Corley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crawford   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bablin
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffy   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Duffy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falls Mill   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Bablin
 - Falls Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frenchton   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Frenchton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaines   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Bablin
 - Gaines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hacker Valley   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hacker Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hettie   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Bablin
 - Hettie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Grove   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Holly Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ireland   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Ireland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Jacksonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha Head   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Bablin
 - Kanawha Head had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - little wildcat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayton   (Webster County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mayton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bablin
 - Mayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milroy   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bablin
 - Milroy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pugh   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bablin
 - Pugh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Replete   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bablin
 - Replete had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Cave   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bablin
 - Rock Cave had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walkersville   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bablin
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Walkersville 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 Bablin, 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 beginning in Bablin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bablin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bablin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7651, Longitude: -80.4368     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bablin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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