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1890 Communities Near Braden ...

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

Bearsville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Bearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bert   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Braden
 - Bert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braden
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central Station   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 275 people
 - Central Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Childs   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Braden
 - Childs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conaway   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Conaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dale   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Braden
 - Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deep Valley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Braden
 - Deep Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flint   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braden
 - Flint had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frew   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braden
 - Frew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Iuka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kidwell   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Kidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lonetree   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Lonetree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meeker   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braden
 - Meeker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middlebourne   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 766 people in 2017)
 - Middlebourne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnie   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braden
 - Minnie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgansville   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Morgansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 77 people (with 504 people in 2017)
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porters Falls   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Porters Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reader   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Braden
 - Reader had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roberts   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braden
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ross   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Ross had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sedalia   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sedalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shirley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shirley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincen   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braden
 - Vincen had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Union   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Braden
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 833 people in 2017)
 - West Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilbur   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Braden
 - Wilbur 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 Braden, 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 from Braden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Braden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4404, Longitude: -80.7440     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Braden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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