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1890 Communities Near Bloomington ...

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

Amma   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bloomington
 - Amma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apgah   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Apgah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bloomington
 - Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beech   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Beech had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalolick   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buffalolick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bloomington
 - Buffalolick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,142 people in 2017)
 - Clendenin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Bloomington
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gandeeville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Gandeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gould   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bloomington
 - Gould had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kester   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kester was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bloomington
 - Kester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Looneyville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Looneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bloomington
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mattie   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mattie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Bloomington
 - Mattie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnora   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Minnora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oka   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bloomington
 - Oka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osbornes Mills   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bloomington
 - Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bloomington
 - Pigeon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Procious   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bloomington
 - Procious had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxalana   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bloomington
 - Roxalana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bloomington
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bloomington
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Fork   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bloomington
 - Valley Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bloomington
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bloomington
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Walton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bloomington
 - Wellford 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 Bloomington, 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 starting in Bloomington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bloomington) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5840, Longitude: -81.2365     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bloomington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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