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1890 Communities Near Boothsville ...

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 Boothsville had a population of 223 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Adamsville   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the West (W) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barrackville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 1,299 people in 2017)
 - Barrackville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentons Ferry   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Bentons Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeport   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 455 people (with 8,635 people in 2017)
 - Bridgeport had a post office and railroad service
 
Brittain   (Taylor County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brittain was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Brittain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colfax   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Boothsville
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Eldora   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Boothsville
 - Eldora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Enterprise had a post office and railroad service
 
Everson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Boothsville
 - Everson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairmont   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people (with 18,467 people in 2017)
 - Fairmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Festus   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boothsville
 - Festus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Boothsville
 - Gaston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gaston Junction   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boothsville
 - Gaston Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
McGee   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Boothsville
 - McGee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadland   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Meadland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monongah   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Boothsville
 - Monongah had a post office and railroad service
 
Oreide   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Oreide had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palatine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 860 people
 - Palatine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Bluff   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boothsville
 - Pine Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prospect Valley   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Prospect Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pruntytown   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 275 people
 - Pruntytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shinnston   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 403 people (with 2,129 people in 2017)
 - Shinnston had a post office and railroad service
 
Sturms Mill   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boothsville
 - Sturms Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thoburn   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Boothsville
 - Thoburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Falls   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Valley Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Watson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boothsville
 - Watson had a post office and railroad service
 
Worthington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boothsville
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Worthington had a post office and 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 Boothsville, 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 that begins in Boothsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boothsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boothsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3948, Longitude: -80.1951     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boothsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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