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1890 Communities Near Bradley ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bradley
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bradley
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bradley
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bradley
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bradley
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bradley
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bradley
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bradley
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Bradley
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bradley
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradley
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Shady Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bradley
 - Thurmond 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 Bradley, 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 starts in Bradley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bradley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bradley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bradley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bradley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8654, Longitude: -81.1940     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bradley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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