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1890 Communities Near Barnettown ...

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

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Alderson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 663 people (with 1,155 people in 2017)
 - Alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Asbury   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bargers Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bargers Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blaker Mills   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Barnettown
 - Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buck   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barnettown
 - Buck had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Forest Hill   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Forest Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
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Grassy Meadows   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Barnettown
 - Grassy Meadows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Sulphur Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 123 people
 - Green Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Barnettown
 - Greenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hilldale   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barnettown
 - Hilldale had railroad service and no post office
 
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Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Knobs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barnettown
 - Knobs had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lawn   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Lawn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lillydale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barnettown
 - Lillydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lowell had a post office and railroad service
 
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Monitor   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barnettown
 - Monitor had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Nickells Mill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Patton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pickaway   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Pickaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Riffe   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Barnettown
 - Riffe had railroad service and no post office
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barnettown
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
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Salt Sulphur Springs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Salt Sulphur Springs had a post office and no 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 North Northwest (NNW) from Barnettown
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Talcott   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Talcott had a post office and railroad service
 
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Union   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barnettown
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wayside   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Barnettown
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Barnettown
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barnettown
 - 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 Barnettown, 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 Barnettown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barnettown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnettown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6976, Longitude: -80.6770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barnettown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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