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1890 Communities Near Blaker Mills ...

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 in 1895, Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service.

Alderson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 663 people (with 1,173 people in 2016)
 - Alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Alta   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blaker Mills
 - Alta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Blaker Mills
 - 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 Northwest (NW) from Blaker Mills
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Grassy Meadows   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blaker Mills
 - Grassy Meadows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hughart   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blaker Mills
 - Hughart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knobs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Blaker Mills
 - Knobs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawn   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Lawn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 1,016 people (with 3,921 people in 2016)
 - Lewisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Meadow Bluff   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Meadow Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monitor   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blaker Mills
 - Monitor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nickells Mill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blaker Mills
 - 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Pickaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richlands   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Richlands had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riffe   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blaker Mills
 - Riffe had railroad service and no post office
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blaker Mills
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
Ronceverte   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Blaker Mills
 - 1895 population of 481 people (with 1,736 people in 2016)
 - 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 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blaker Mills
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blaker Mills
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Blaker Mills
 - Whitcomb had railroad service and no post office
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Blaker Mills
 - 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 Blaker Mills, 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 Blaker Mills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blaker Mills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blaker Mills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7618, Longitude: -80.6073     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blaker Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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