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1890 Communities Near Blackhawk ...

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

Aarons   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blackhawk
 - Aarons had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Grove   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blackhawk
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charleston   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 6,742 people (with 47,929 people in 2017)
 - Charleston had a post office and railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Coco   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blackhawk
 - Coco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Blackhawk
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blackhawk
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Davis Creek   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Blackhawk
 - Davis Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Dry Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blackhawk
 - Dry Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
East Bank   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blackhawk
 - East Bank had a post office and railroad service
 
Jarrett   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blackhawk
 - Jarrett had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - kanawha city had a post office and railroad service
 
Legg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Blackhawk
 - Legg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Mink   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Blackhawk
 - Mink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mound   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mound was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blackhawk
 - Mound had a post office and railroad service
 
Odell   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Odell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pocatalico   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blackhawk
 - Pocatalico had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rocky Fork   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blackhawk
 - Rocky Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Albans   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 1,375 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Saint Albans had a post office and railroad service
 
Sattes   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Sattes had a post office and railroad service
 
Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sissonville   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Blackhawk
 - 1895 population of 123 people
 - Sissonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Blackhawk
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spring Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Blackhawk
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Blackhawk
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blackhawk
 - 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 Blackhawk, 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 starting in Blackhawk. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blackhawk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackhawk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3337, Longitude: -81.5868     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackhawk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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